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A 30-year-old male asked:

considering trying ranexa or mexiletine for migraines, as i've done all the ccbs, beta-blockers, nerve & seizure meds. any others left?

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Dr. Jairon Downs
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Migraine Prevention: Depending on the number of migraines or headache days you are getting each month (15+), you may have chronic migraine. A great preventative treatment for this is Botox injections. These have the benefit of almost no systemic (whole body) side effects, covered by most insurances, and extremely effective results. See a headache specialist or check allergen website for injectors in your area.
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Number of approaches: There are a number of approaches depending on the specific nature of your migraines - e.g. Chronic v. Episodic, with/without aura etc. If you have not seen a neurologist, that would be a first place to start. You might want also to consider if with chronic migraines trying botulinum toxin A. Good luck.

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Back off: Jeff - please find yourself a good doctor to talk to face to face. Do not keep sending the same questions. Set your mind at ease and resolve your conflicts. That will be the only way to resolve your concerns!

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