I am planning on getting a prescription for 50 or 100mg of Sumatriptan (generic for Imitrex) for migraines. Even the generic is expensive, almost $80 for 9 pills. I would like to split them in half to make my money go further and because I may not even need that much of the medication to knock out my headaches.
It was my physician who prescribed the 100mg tablets and *recommended* that I split them after I told her that I was hesitant to use my Imitrex due to the fact that a) they were expensive, b) I could only get 9 tablets at a time, and c) I felt that a lower dose would work for a less severe migraine.
I always split a couple of tablets into 4 pieces and keep them in a small bottle that I keep with me at all times. I take a quarter tab at the first sign of migraine - unless, of course, it's one of those that's there when I wake. Then I usually take two quarter tabs.
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