Are tablets my only option?
I have fast rising attacks with early nausea or vomiting. I do not keep the tablets. Are there other options for me? Many people with migraine have nausea or in some cases even vomiting with their attacks. For this reason, medications that are ingested may…
What about strong painkillers?
By strong painkillers, most people mean the ones that contain opiates. The most common opiate included in the combination drug analgesics is codeine. Although such medications are in some ways good painkillers, there are reasons to try to avoid them in migraine. For one thing,…
Choosing the best medication for you
A good medication for you is obviously one that quickly stops the migraine pain and other symptoms, and that has few or no side effects for you. For most migraine sufferers, this ends up being one of the NSAIDs, a triptan, or dihydroergotamine DHE. But…
The available symptomatic migraine medications
The medications to be discussed here are the symptomatic migraine medications which are used to treat individual migraine attacks. They can be divided into four broad categories 1) The simple analgesics Included here are medications like acetylsalicylic acid ASA for example, Aspirin and acetaminophen ,for…
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