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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of dihydroergotamine injection.

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4 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-4 of 4
Condition: Migraine Headache
2/22/2010 2:45:13 PM

Reviewer: lida, 19-24 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 cannot live without it..

Condition: Migraine Headache
10/12/2009 2:07:43 AM

Reviewer: hhaydin, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been having migraines since I was 13 years old. Usually a good dose of Axert at early onset will make them go away. However, I recently had one that lasted a little over a week. I was admitted to the hospital and administered DHE through an I.V. every eight hours for 3 days. Although it cured my migraine, it had some serious drawbacks for me. If the nurses pushed the medicine too fas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/10/2009 4:26:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have had severe migraines for 18 years and was in ER regularly. Finally found my way to a doctor who started my on DHE and I haven't been in ER for migraine since. Along with preventative meds and DHE, my doctor brought me from having half-a-dozen good days a month to having only half-a-dozen migraines a month. Though it's inconvenient to use at earliest symptom in some situations and I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
7/23/2008 3:26:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 4 neurologist and 30 years of suffering with migraines one Dr. taught me how to inject myself with this drug. In the 14 years that I have been using it, it has never failed to relieve my headaches within a couple of hours, depending on severity. I had tried every other drug on the market up to that time, unsuccessfully. I even became dependent on opiates. I have been clean for 4 years and ... Show Full Comment

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