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    Condition: Migraine Headache
    1/11/2016 5:41:10 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've had 35 yrs of migraines. For 15, all i got was vicodin. Yay for inept physicians. Finally a nerologist gave me imitrex, but said not more than 9/month, which was not enough. When in hospital for unrelated surgery, I happened upon a migraine and staff doc gave me butalbital to go with my imitrex. Astounding improvement, to the point where now I take this immediately, and wait 40 min to s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    11/12/2015 11:36:33 AM

    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: 5

    Comment:
    I've been taking this for over 30 years, as needed for migraines. At the first symptom (in my case it's blurry vision) I take 1 pill and within 20 minutes all symptoms have disappeared. I carry it with me always, and have never been disappointed.

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    7/5/2013 3:46:22 PM

    Reviewer: 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 only take this med when i have a headache so severe that OTC meds won't work. Thus solving the dependence problem. When i do take though it works like a charm. I had not known about not lying down for 30 minutes after taking, but have not encountered any side effects. Like some others, I rarely have to take more than two doses. I do have to take it fairly soon upon onset (couple of hour ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    6/14/2012 9:36:49 PM

    Reviewer: poor patientgaewun, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Medication is too expensive. But that is the way most things are. If they work they are expensive. That makes the drug companies rich.

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    2/21/2012 2:56:24 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i have been using this drug for about 30 years and it seems to be the only one that works for me.

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