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first dose of Imitrex

August 2nd, 2006 at 07:43 am

I've had my Imitrex prescription filled for a few months now without needing it. Pretty good, not having had a migraine for that long.

It snuck up on me last night. I cleaned the house, helped SO with dinner (eggplant parmesan and blueberry cobbler - YUM), drank several glasses of water, no alcohol...and yet, the migraine descended anyway. First I tried one Excedrin, thinking it was just a normal headache. Took another one a few hours later, to no avail. As soon as the hatchet-in-head feeling started up (always my first sign), I finally I pulled out the Imitrex and tried it out. I woke a few times during the night. The first time I got up, I felt drugged, but my head didn't hurt. This morning I still have a dull headache, but at least I could come to work! Yay for Imitrex!

Funny thing, I received a e-survey this morning on Imitrex vs. Topamax.

SO had to fill his gas tank, but that's still the only thing outside of the challenge that we've purchased. Not bad!

4 Responses to “first dose of Imitrex”

  1. Homebody Says:

    Hurray! Imitrex worked for me for a while. I am waiting for a bad one to come along to try my two new samples, Maxalt and RelPax. Maxalt works well for my sister, so I am trying that first. I have not had a really bad one since April 11th, which is a record. I did have a minor one that was easily controlled with pain pills last weekend.

    I'm glad it worked. Nothing is worse than the lost days in bed with migraines.

  2. yummy64 Says:

    I'm so glad to hear it worked for you. I just got side effects from it when I took it (and no pain relief). People who it works for swear by it though!

  3. DivaJen Says:

    Glad it worked for you! Smile

  4. Thrifty Ray Says:

    Im glad it worked for you. You need something to relieve your pain and have had a time finding that something. I hope you enjoy a pain free day today!

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