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Condition: Migraine Headache
4/1/2008 9:44:46 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i dont like the side effects that i have experienced with the drug. i also had the feeling of being sunburned when i took a luke warm shower.

Condition: Migraine Headache
3/31/2008 4:22:20 AM

Reviewer: tigerlily, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Effective,but the pain often returns,either on the same side,or the opposite side.

Condition: Migraine Headache
3/30/2008 6:21:19 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have suffered from migraine headaches since I was 16 years old. Usually went to ER for a shot to relieve pain. I am now 52, and for the last 10 years the pain has been so dibilitating that I would lose 2-3 days at a time from one episode. Finally, 1 1/2 yrs ago, a doctor prescribed Imitrex. It works like a miracle for me...I would rather have a few nasty side effects that don't last too ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
3/21/2008 5:37:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took imitrex frequently for about 10 years and it did a wonderful job on my headaches. However, I did not realize at the time that it was causing a heart condition. Please be very careful with this drug. A good alternative is Fioricet.

Condition: Migraine Headache
3/20/2008 3:08:16 AM

Reviewer: susiesings, 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 have been using Imitrex injections and pills for about fifteen years now and am so grateful for the relief from migraines that it has given me. I take the pills at the first hint of migraine symptoms and usually they will head it off. If I wake up with a full blown migraine or if the pill doesn't work, I give myself an injection and usually have relief within twenty minutes, with no side e ... Show Full Comment

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