... My migraines are caused by hormonal changes. Shouldn't I be on something that constricts the blood vessels instead of widening them?
Atacand is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Atacand is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications. Atacand...
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Migraine medicines in my experience also dilate blood vessels. Hope this was helpfull. And no I don't believe you should be on a something that constricts the vessels. Migraines are usually caused by constricted blood vessels. Have you tried Immetirx? Hope this helped you. Best of luck to you. Mary
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