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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of RIBOFLAVIN (VITAMIN B2).

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Reason for taking: Migraine headache
12/9/2014 12:45:49 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Having been suffering from cluster headaches as of lately, I had become frustrated with the traditional treatments. Getting blocks in the scalp and using injectables appeared to be a short-term solution. My doctor recommended a number of alternative options for treatment, one being B2. I am currently taking 400mg in the AM and have definitely noticed an improvement in the frequency of the heada ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Migraine headache
7/15/2014 9:49:54 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I suffer from Vestibular Migraines for a year now as a result of a viral infection. I have tried many migraine meds and other meds associated with seizsures etc etc. I have been looking for relief from daily headaches and migraines every other day. After reading the testimonies here and other blogs I wanted to try B2. I took 100 mg of GNC B2. I took this with food. After an hour I felt a bit nause ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Migraine headache
5/10/2014 10:52:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had migraines for 14 years. Doctors put me on 125 mg of Divalproex which was expensive. I still suffered with 'breakthrough' migraines. Recently my doctors changed my meds to 400 mg vitamin B-2 daily. I have the same results with the B-2 that I had with the Divalproex, but now I am taking a vitamin. I am very pleased with this change. A change from a prescription to a vitamin is a big ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Migraine headache
3/6/2014 9:32:15 PM

Reviewer: Robin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I began taking 25 mg per day of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) because of chronic migraines. I chose this dosage because I had seen a study 25 mg of B2 worked as well as higher doses. Unfortunately, after a month, there was no effect on my migraines. I also developed chest pain and heartbeat irregularities, which went gradually went away when I stopped the vitamin B2. I don't blame the brand I used - ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Migraine headache
1/23/2014 12:18:46 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
after about 6 weeks, my migraines almost disappeared and they were chronic before and when I did get one, it was much more mild - I now take 100mg a day instead of 400mg - godsent for me

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