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A 47-year-old member asked:

If you get recurring migraines, should you try maxalt (rizatriptan)?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How can I find out if I have recurring migraines, and tried maxalt (rizatriptan)?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See neurologist: Multiple causes for headaches, but migraine most frequent affecting over 30 million americans. A neurologist can sort out and design best medical approach to prevent and abort the episodes. Well worth the time and expenditure, as no good reason to "live with this".
Last updated Jun 19, 2014


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