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    Condition: Migraine Headache
    12/22/2015 12:59:50 PM

    Reviewer: Daz, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This is the only medication that is effective enough to enable me to continue working - without it my migraines last for three days and I suffer one or two a week. Fortunately I live in the UK so it only costs me £8.20 for two injections thanks to our wonderful National Health Service. My only problem is that the brand I usually use made by Sun Pharmaceuticals has discontinued their aut ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    4/3/2013 8:57:16 AM

    Reviewer: nannabrenda, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    makes me tired

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    11/30/2012 6:56:49 AM

    Reviewer: Annie81, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I knew I was allergic to Imitrex but because this was called something different when the VA sent this drug to me in the mail without telling me they were going to I just assumed it was something entirely different because I they were aware I was allergic to Imitrex, when I took this medicine I suffered severe stomach and back cramps, numbing and tingling in my hands and feet, chills, nausea and s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    8/12/2011 1:11:48 PM

    Reviewer: Motov8er, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    With me having used both the pill form and the needle I have seen that the needle works quicker and longer. The only problems are not getting to the needle quick enough for the onset and if you are sunburnt you will feel that very greatly.

    Condition: Migraine Headache
    9/3/2010 5:30:06 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was fortunate enough to have insurance that paid for Imitrex injections until the patent expired. I was then switched to the generic form of sumatriptin succinate both oral and injection. It just doesn't compare to the relief I was able to get from the Imitrex and I am wondering what I am going to do now to treat my migraines. This generic drug doesn't seem to touch them at all!

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