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Gp prescribed midrin-only migraine med that doesnt interact w myother meds.medicaid won't cover it!cant take NSAIDs or caffeine otc's,have IBS&anxiety?

Gp prescribed midrin-only migraine med that doesnt interact w myother meds.medicaid won't cover it!cant take NSAIDs or caffeine otc's,have IBS&anxiety?

Talk to your doctor: As long as a doctor can request exceptions for those patients who need exceptions, and exceptions can be given, you may be eligible for Midrin. It's important that you and your doctor are able to communicate well so you can get what you need. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


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How do TCAs actually work to control non-migraine headaches? SSRIs aren't common for this, so is it the norepinephrine that is the agent helping?

How do TCAs actually work to control 
non-migraine headaches? SSRIs aren't common for this, so is it the norepinephrine that is the agent helping?

Great question: Great question! Norepinephrine is definitely involved in the interpretation of pain signals in various areas of the brain. However, serotonin definitely has a role to play (eg, the triptan drugs for migraine work on a specific subtype of serotonin). So, in theory, it's thought that these components together synergistically act to alleviate headache. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Prescribed reglan to alternate with imitrex for acute migraine attacks. I take topimax, doxipin and seroquel. What im reading is scaring me. Dr. Said possible interactions but these sound severe. Are these agents ever safe to combine?

Prescribed reglan to alternate with imitrex for acute migraine attacks. I take topimax, doxipin and seroquel. What im reading is scaring me. Dr. Said possible interactions but these sound severe. Are these agents ever safe to combine?

Rx moderation: That regimen should be alright if the doses moderate. Clearly, you could develop issues with overheating with first two and irregular rhythm with last two. Very important--are they helping h/a? New onset h/a, after MVA? Need to know cause and perhaps better able to focus treatment for your individual case. ...Read more

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Had a migrane all day. What can I do?

Had a migrane all day. What can I do?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a fatal overdose on midrin?

Has anyone had a fatal overdose on midrin?

Great ?: Don't think so but i would not challenge your liver by taking more than the recommended dose. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from migrane . Do this has any cure?

I have been suffering from migrane . Do this has any cure?

Yes: First you need to consult doctor to make sure the dx. Headache can be caused by many pathologies. If migraine is the correct DX by your doctor, treatment is available. Treatment of flaring up includes triptan, like imitrex, (sumatriptan) maxalt, etc, or non-steroid antiinformatory drugs, like ibuprofen, advil. For prophylactic purpose, beta blocker or calcium channel blocker can be used. ...Read more

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I am suffered from migrane last 5 years. Give me solution?

I am suffered from migrane last 5 years. Give me solution?

Brain & cervical MRI: Then, a headache specialist, and interventional pain doctor. They may offer/consider an occipital nerve block, cervical facet block, trigger point injections, cervical epidural. ...Read more

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If someone is in last stage of migrane do the have a cure ?

If someone is in last stage of migrane do the have a cure ?

Not yet: What do you mean last stages of a migraine? Migraines can build up over a couple hours and if not aborted early goes into its secondary and inflammatory stage that can last three days or more. It is important to find the trigger and see if you can prevent them. I have had great success with acupuncture and chinese medicine as well so consider a consult with a trained practitioner. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Midrin (Definition)

Midrin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more