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Is Botox Working For Migraines
Yes: Yes, Botox is an fda approved medication for treatment of migraine headaches. Like every medication, some people may not respond to Botox treatments and may need another form of treatment. In addition, Botox works to prevent headaches but has little effect on an acute onset. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)
Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more
What pain meds can b used to treat chronic migraine that dont cause rebound? Did Botox already still in pain.
Nerve blocks: It depends if you got some relief. I would ask your neurologist or medical headache doctor about nerve blocks. A response to either botox or nerve blocks would mean that you are a candidate for surgical headache treatment. Talk to your neurologist about these options, and seek out an experienced surgeon to talk about the procedures with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long do u have to wait till botox works have 38 niddles every 12 weeks as had migraine for 5 years now had botox for nearly 2 years ?
I took botox for migraine 2 times in 6 months but the second dose i lost half of my hair all of sudden
Is it because the botox should i stop it ?
Many: Botox has a long track record of improving frequent migraines in many patients. At first, was anecdotal but has become common use. Effects against migraines does not last as long as the muscle block, so migrainers must return for supplement at first recurrence. Typically lasts 2-3 months, many times eliminating migraine symptom or treatment requirements with other meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Botox for headache: It is unlikely that a single treatment of Botox will cure migraines as it will wear off in several months and the headaches will probably recur then. However, many patients have had significant if not near total relief of their migraines after Botox treatments. Only you and your doctor can decide if this is a good choice for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the best way to treat status migraine when the ER migraine cocktail doesn't work? Had Botox wed. Migraine began Thursday.
Not rocket science: Have no problem with BOTOX, but effect may take several days to weeks, and is a good approach in many. Severe repetitive migraines may be aborted by several days of steroids, even intravenous Solumedrol (methylprednisolone). A long-term solution should focus on prevention, and I prefer to use OTC approaches such as riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10, and maybe magnesium. Suggest you stay out of the ER, see neurologist. ...Read more
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I took botox for migraine 3 times in 6 months
after last dose I lost half of my hair all of sudden
Should i stop taking it?
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