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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Imitrex Oral.

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Condition: Migraine Headache
8/26/2014 1:12:32 AM

Reviewer: Co lady, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a epileptic and have harmones issue Imitrex is the best I have to wait til it is very painful and then take it and in 30 minutes it is gone and no side effects . I tried the onset and didn't seemed to be effective it took longer .

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/13/2014 12:04:40 AM

Reviewer: naustin, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started on the injection version of Imitrex 20 years ago when it first came out. I was very thankful when the tablet came out, and even more so when it went generic. Works for most classic migraines especially if caught early. Occasionally have to take second after an hour. If the migraine is sinus related, then usually have to pair with a sinus medicine such as Tylenol Severe Sinus. I do a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/5/2014 3:03:37 PM

Reviewer: idealistic in NM, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take the generic, from "Dr. Reddy"'s labs. Nothing else worked until a few years ago, when my Dr. prescribed this. 100 mg. pills, which I break in half. It is amazing ! Gets rid of the migraine completely, with no odd, spacy, or sedated ("narcotic") feeling. It even works if you already have the migraine, such as waking up with one. It takes about 10-25 mins. to set in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
7/24/2014 11:15:21 AM

Reviewer: Marcie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My life would not be the same without Imitrex Pills! I have been taking these as needed for 14 years!

Condition: Migraine Headache
5/29/2014 4:44:17 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Used to get incredibly bad migraines and was prescribed Imitrex as a test to see if it would help, but if anything it makes the migraines worse. I get very nauseous for hours after taking it, my forhead feels like its lit on fire, just a horrible searing pain. When I didn't have an aversion to noise before taking, I would develop it. Everyone experiences drugs differently but my own personal e ... Show Full Comment

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