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

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55 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Migraine Headache
4/2/2014 3:06:05 PM

Reviewer: 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:
This was the only medication that worked for my migraine's. When they took it off of the market I was devistated! I was so happy when it came back to only find out that it is not as effective as it used to be! Please bring the original "formula" back!

Condition: Migraine Headache
11/26/2013 7:48:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've never had a migraine before a few days ago. I am a nursing student and was in the library and when I looked at the computer screen it looked like I was "seeing stars", (those black dots you see if a flash goes off in your eyes) very faintly. This lasted about a half an hour and then I had the worst headache of my life. My left temple kept throbbing and I had sharp pains when I l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
9/2/2013 9:23:06 PM

Reviewer: Susan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Before the recall, Excedrine Migraine worked quickly and effectively on my headaches. I was thrilled when it finally came back on the market, only to find that the formula must have been changed. I have to take 2 pills for even a modest reduction of pain. I never had to take more than one of the original formula. The company blew it when they dropped their QuickTabs a few years ago. They were a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/13/2013 5:11:53 PM

Reviewer: hkmark23, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Excedrin is the only medication available to me for migraines. It works great for 3-4 hours and then the migraine comes back. On top of that, the Excedrin and other like OTC's shred my stomach up and I end up having a painful stomach, trying to coat with yogurt. Sometimes the caffeine is a bit too much and I have to counter it's effects with diphenhydramine.

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/12/2013 10:15:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I think it is making me constipated.

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