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Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/20/2014 10:42:33 AM

Reviewer: Carrie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 37 year old female who a month ago received my second series of botox inj for migraines. 2 days following the injections I started experiencing neck stiffness and extreme headache. I called my neurologist who assured me it was not the botox effects but probably just inflammation. He then prescribed a muscle relaxer and steroid pack which did not work or provide relief whatsoever. With each ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
2/18/2014 7:01:43 PM

Reviewer: Celine1051, 35-44 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 with migraines since I was 13 years old. I now drive an hour and a half to my neurologists office every 3 months for 30 Botox injections, across my forehead, scalp, neck, and shoulders. Prior to having the injections I had 5+ migraines a week, now I have about 5 migraines a month. The injections have worked wonders for me!!! The only negative I've experienced (which is no fau ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
1/31/2014 7:14:55 PM

Reviewer: JKLaw28, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started Botox for migraines in October last year. (2013) I have suffered migraines since the age of 20 and have been unable to take any medication used for migraine due to reactions. After the migraines became hemiplegic migraines I was offered Botox. It has worked for me. I suffer an extreme amount of neck and shoulder tension and pain with my migraines and the injections have helped relieve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
1/15/2014 11:54:06 PM

Reviewer: Rae, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've had 3 sets of injections, and the first was the best. Probably still a placebo effect there. Don't know whether to stay with this or not.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/4/2013 1:31:50 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After having migraines on a daily basis for several years I was offered Botox injections. I was excited that I might actually get some relief and not have to take so much medication. The injections themselves weren't too difficult, however the side effects I have experienced probably outweigh the benefit. I have not had a migraine, but the extreme neck pain I am having is far worse because not ... Show Full Comment

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