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User Reviews for Imitrex Statdose to treat Migraine

Imitrex Statdose has an average rating of 8.4 out of 10 from a total of 17 ratings for the treatment of Migraine. 76% of those users who reviewed Imitrex Statdose reported a positive effect, while 6% reported a negative effect.

Imitrex Statdose Rating Summary

8.4/10 average rating

17 ratings from 15 user reviews.

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Reviews for Imitrex Statdose

Jujuwalls · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 9, 2021

“Pens are bulky and break and I then don't have enough for my months supply”

7 / 10
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dan · Taken for 5 to 10 years November 28, 2019

“this medication will take a migraine away in 20 minutes. If you have work that day or are trying to get to sleep this in invaluable to me once or twice a month. It stops the pounding quickly, especially accompanying a hot bath.”

10 / 10
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ranchnumber51 · Taken for 10 years or more October 27, 2017

“This review is for the injectable form of Imitrex (sumatriptan) only. For anyone that has tried the pill or nasal spray forms and found them ineffective, please try the injections. They work wonders and act fast. I've tried the other types and they actually seemed to make me more nauseous and (especially the nasal spray). I keep one in my purse at all times so that I can get relief anytime a migraine hits. The pain is not bad as the needle is very small and thin. You don't have to jab yourself, just press against your skin and push a button. The pain of migraine is much worse! I've found the most comfortable injection site to be the bit of fat at the top of my buttox. I use the 6mg injections but I'm pretty sure there is also a lower dose.”

9 / 10
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COliver November 22, 2015

“The medication itself is effective and clears a migraine in about 10 minutes. However, my pen always breaks eventually and sometimes my replacement pens are faulty as well. I have a reserve of the medication, because I have been unable to take it. They need to design a better injection system.”

5 / 10
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Minette52 · Taken for 10 years or more October 14, 2015

“Imitrex shot is a very effective drug for me. Have had migraines for decades and was introduced to imitrex after 2 years of having blinding aura then 2 days of suffering in a dark room. Imitrex shot works within minutes. No pain killer needed. Once I give myself the shot, I lay down for about an hour. Only issues are brief fatigue, nausea for a few minutes and a strange prickly sensation in the top of my head which goes away quickly.”

9 / 10
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Ali B. August 9, 2016

“Absolutely amazing. Never found anything that could take away a migraine until my doctor prescribed this! My migraines are gone within 20 minutes of the shot. I've suffered with them since a child and now at 25 I found something that really works. This medication is a blessing to me!”

10 / 10
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Weatherworn · Taken for 10 years or more November 21, 2015

“My 1st migraine experience at 10yrs old landed me in the emergency room. Finally in my 30s after decades of wasted time, pain & frustration I was introduced to imitrex injections; I call this the miracle drug. I'm fortunate to have medical coverage. The weather (mainly) affects my migraines. I also work a stressful job with shift work. I'm now 44 and although I still attempt prevention and alternative methods Nothing cures my migraines except the injections.”

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OodlesOPoodles · Taken for less than 1 month March 24, 2017

“This worked really well. I've taken the pills and they don't do anything for my chronic migraines. I did experience some mild tingling in my limbs a few minutes after and a weird warm, flushing feeling in my chest. The warm, flushing feeling in my chest came almost immediately after the injection. It didn't last long and my heartbeat was normal. At least, it felt normal. Minor pain at injection site but no biggie. Overall, this little pen saved my work day and killed what usually would be a 24-48hr migraine and ordeal!”

8 / 10
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Anonymous June 5, 2009

“Because my migraines start while I am asleep, I do not get the "lights" prior to onset. I start by having ringing in my ears around 11 p.m., then around 2:30 a.m. the pain starts. If I take a shot at that time, I can function during the day. If not, around 4 to 5 a.m. I awake with a full-blown, blind-in-one-eye migraine and I cannot function for about 12 hours. Later it feels like someone took a baseball bat to my head and it hurts.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous August 5, 2009

“I have had migraines since I was 6 years old, they are very strong in my family. I have been using the Imitrex injections since I was 17, I am now 25. I am always amazed at how well the Imitrex works, because I get migraines so often I usually wait until my migraine is pretty bad before taking an injection (You are supposed to take it at the first sign of a migraine but if I did that I would take an injection almost daily). I take the injection, lie down for 30-60 minuted and the migraine is totally gone! Seriously. The only side effects I have are a tingly/tight feeling that lasts 2-3 minutes, and as of the last 3 years a red itchy injection site reaction, that resolves in 2 hours or less.”

10 / 10
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Gblank69 September 19, 2011

“Pill form did not work for me but the stat-dose stops the pain within twenty mins most times. Side effects are tightness in chest, weakness in arms but this goes away within an hour or so. Better than that little devil with the big hammer beating the inside of my head. I take it as soon as I feel that I am getting a migraine and not just a common headache. I try not to overuse it as I have a fear it will stop working and it is the only thing that works short of an E.R. visit for Demerol.”

9 / 10
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muhl boy May 24, 2009

“I'm 21 years old and have unfortunately inherited my family's notorious migraine genes. I've suffered from migraines from a very young age. The 1st medicine I was given at age 21 being finally officially diagnosed by military doctors, while being deployed to Iraq, was Zomig dissolving tablets. No luck, second was Imitrex tablets - same thing, nothing except side effects. Then I was tried on stat-dose Imitrex, still nothing. The only thing that's helped with killing my migraines is an ER visit being treated with fluids, Valium to knock me out and Dilaudid or morphine along with Phenergran.”

1 / 10
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franny124 · Taken for 2 to 5 years March 22, 2016

“I have had migraines since the age of 6, I have tried everything. I unfortunately need pain medication about 10% of the time. I sure wish I would have had these injections years ago. They works most of the time. I have very severe pain and nausea and it does help.”

6 / 10
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Piper5 August 28, 2014

“Imitrex is truly a miracle for me. It has given me my life back!”

10 / 10
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Unrealford · Taken for 5 to 10 years December 6, 2012

“The stat dose is a miracle. I can finally go on vacations and don't miss out on work. I used to be in tears and would be submitted to hospital for a i.v.”

10 / 10
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tuf November 18, 2008

“Great drug.”

10 / 10
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Nanas meds · Taken for 2 to 5 years December 13, 2013

“I have extremely bad migraines and have tried several different medicines. Imitrex stat dose injections have really been a lifesaver!”

10 / 10
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moonfaery October 9, 2008

“Works very well for migraines. ”

9 / 10
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