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Have been in status migrainosus for 2+ years; nothing will break it (chronic migraines w/aura for?

Posted 21 Apr 2017 by MakeADifference 0 answers

... 13+), headache specialist is not helping. Extreme light/sound/smell sensitivity, nausea, head alodynia. Currently receiving Botox/nerve blocks (alternating) every three months; daily meds: Topomax, verapamil, memantine, feverfew and CoQ10, plus Imitrex/Naprosyn as further "abortives" ...

Botox for migraines, fighting for treatment?

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by Sophia1022 2 answers

Hi, I have been a Chronic migraine sufferer since I was 14. Now more convinced I have cluster headaches. I am on all the usual meds (Topamax, Triptans, Fiorcet) and tons of anti anxiety meds. I just finished a Medrol Steroid pack and while the migraines have decreased in intensity I am still ...

How long do side effects of Topamax last?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by migrainesuf1166 1 answer

Hello, I am taking Topamax currently for severe chronic migraines. I have only been on this for 8 days and I am on 25mg in am and 25mg in pm. I am having many side effects and wondering if any who have taken for long term with good results can tell me if they had these side effects and that they ...

I am a 13 year old male, 5,4" and I am 170 lb. Am I overweight?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by noname_medicalhelp 1 answer

I have a bad problem where I get chronic migraines, I have medicine, but I am not able to get exercise. We cannot afford greens or Healthy food, I want to loose weight and I need help. I don't have extra body fat on my arms, legs, or face. (This is a friend trying to help him out, and he ...

Botox (for Chronic Migraine) Stopped Working - Could it work again in the future?

Posted 15 Jun 2016 by mafzal89 3 answers

I've had migraines since I was 18, and they became chronic and much more severe when I was about 24 (I'm 27 now). I began seeing a neurologist regularly, tried all the usual preventative meds, and finally Botox. The Botox worked AMAZINGLY for the first 5-6 rounds of injections. By the 7th ...

What can I do for Chronic migraines?

Posted 28 Jul 2016 by Ria1015 2 answers

I am a teenager who has been experiencing major migraines for a couple of years now. Ive been to many doctors and my most recent doctor prescribed me maxalt(10mg) to help treat the migraines but the medication does not work at all. There is no specific time or date the I get migraines and they do ...

My neurologist has me taking frova daily due to chronic migraines. How safe is this?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by Bog 2 answers

Have had migraines for years, tried all medications. Now taking frova daily, but I worry that it is not safe. Am 63, healthy and in good shape. Do not smoke. See a neurologist. What do you think

Starting Norethindrone acetate pills and concerned about side effects?

Posted 3 Dec 2015 by seattlemigraine 1 answer

Hi, I just joined this site in order to ask about this medication. I have a number of health issues, such as Crohn's disease and Rheumatoid arthritis and I have chronic migraines. I've been prescribed the Norethindrone for excessive cycle bleeding. I'm aware that when I begin, it ...

Chronic migraines and daily chronic headaches?

Posted 7 Mar 2013 by jcjackson82 11 answers

I have been having chronic migraines and chronic daily headaches for almost 15 years now. I started having them right after i had my first son and the dr's cant find nothing. I have a migraine/headache everyday allday. I have had lots of MRI's, catscans, everything. I have been on all ...

Trying to find a pain med that will help both my chronic back pain and chronic migraines together?

Posted 8 Jun 2015 by Flutterby77 7 answers

I'm on warfarin and I would like to find something to help both of these conditions so I am not on so many pill's but my INR is never level so I am at point where I need something that works but won't interact with the warfarin in anyway but doesn't have a bunch other things ...

Nortriptyline - Antidepressant Side Effects?

Posted 2 Mar 2015 by Atliana11 1 answer

My daughter has recently been prescribed 10mg Nortriptyline for chronic migraines, similar to what the other users have described in this forum. Before she starts this medication though, I would like to hear from other users on if they experienced any antidepressant symptoms since this medication ...

Butrans - Does anyone experience loss of relief half way through?

Posted 15 Jan 2015 by Faith Jarrett 2 answers

I am on 20 for Chronic Migraine w/o Aura. The patch goes on Tuesday am and by every Friday afternoon the nausea doubles and the patch acts like it's slowly done. By, Sunday a.m.,I'm completely sleepless, sick and it happens every week.does the effectiveness decrease over the week for ...

My 17 y.o. daughter was switched to camila when she was diagnosed with migraines with aura. I was?

Posted 26 Jan 2015 by suzannedemarco1 2 answers

... wondering if Camila could be making her migraines worse? She had a "new onset daily chronic migraine" which began 9/15/14 and hasn't broken. She was admitted for a week in Neurology, she has had 2 occipital nerve blocks, 1 cervical plexus block, 1 medial cervical branch block, 5 ...

Has anyone had success with Nucynta ER for chronic migraines?

Posted 13 Aug 2014 by migrainehelp 2 answers

I have suffered with migraines for over 30 years, the last 5 or so years they have been daily and affected my quality of life. I have been on prophylactic med there is, had nerve blocks, cervical rhizotomies and botox. Desperate for a solution.

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