Depression and migraines. Many people who have migraines also have depression. Taking
prescription medicine for both problems is common.
Make sure your doctor knows about all the
medicines that you take. In very rare cases, a serious condition called
serotonin syndrome may happen when a person takes a triptan for migraines and an SSRI (selective
serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or SNRI (selective serotonin/norepinephrine
reuptake inhibitor) for depression. But most people have no problems
when they take these medicines together. Talk to your doctor if you are
concerned about this problem.
Antinausea medicine. If you have nausea or vomiting during migraine attacks, your doctor also may prescribe medicine to help with these