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

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Condition: Migraine Headache
8/10/2009 4:01:54 PM

Reviewer: rgiraffus@yahoo.com, 55-64 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:
Frova works to prevent for situations triggering a migraine, like: air travel, eye exam, dental work, or stressful social events where food with unknown triggers is served. Frova takes 2 hours to act so I take at very first hint and it lasts.

Condition: Migraine Headache
4/21/2009 2:46:48 PM

Reviewer: Jenny, 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 have suffered from menstrual migraines for over 30 years. I've been taking Frova for approx. 4 years now. It's the only thing that I have found that works for me. Will usually make the headache go away within 2-3 hours. Although I pay $188 for 9 tablets (with my insurance) I find it to be very well worth it. But sure am hoping for a generic to come out. Over $20/pill is alot, but i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
4/14/2009 5:13:19 PM

Reviewer: AFH45, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was given this drug by a neurologist for my menstrual migraines. Like so many, I initially balked at paying $40 for 6 pills, and actually switched to Excedrin (OTC) migraine medicine for awhile. But recently, after having a major (2-day) migraine, I switched back to the Frova, and it has worked wonders!. It relieved my migraine in less than 2 hours (if you take it at the first 'twinge' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
3/13/2009 6:30:18 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
took 1 dose and 2 hours later took another dose. No relief, more intense pain than 4 hours ago

Condition: Migraine Headache
2/25/2009 7:17:56 AM

Reviewer: spookegal, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had mixed results. I have taken two doses each time, some with no effect. I'm pretty sensitive to medication so I did not take a third dose. I have tried similar medications with the same results.

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