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Doctor insights on: Relpax Side Effects

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Is it okay to take Relpax with nortriptyline?

Is it okay to take Relpax with nortriptyline?

Should be ok: No significant drug interactions found. Make sure to check with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Which medicine is best for migraine..I am taking relpax now.

Which medicine is best for migraine..I am taking relpax now.

Good abortive: Relpax has reputation for working when other triptans fail, but other good choices include treximet, frova, zomig nasal spray. Perhaps if frequent headaches, perhaps preventative like depakote, topirimate, or otc butterbur, feverfew, riboflavin, etc. ...Read more

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Can you mix relpax (for migraines) and cortisone?

Can you mix relpax (for migraines) and cortisone?

No issue: Find Relpax to be an excellent migraine abortive, and have many happy pts. Cortisone or other steroids can certainly be used concurrently without major problems. ...Read more

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Can relpax reduce the amount of blood to the penis?

Can relpax reduce the amount of blood to the penis?

No: Relpax has (like all mediation) many potential side effects, but that's not one of them. ...Read more

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How many triptans (relpax, imitrex, etc.) can you take per month for migraines?

How many triptans (relpax, imitrex, etc.) can you take per month for migraines?

Depends.: The first issue that must be addressed is whether triptans are effective. Once that is established, your physician will determine the appropriate usage based on the specific triptan chosen. Secondly, patients that require triptans frequently as abortive care for migraines, are likely better served by transitioning to prophylactic medications to prevent the onset of migraines. ...Read more

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I counsalted a doctor in thailand he prescribed Eletriptan(Relpax).this is not available in my country bangladesh.what other medicine can I try?

Similar to relpax: These medicines are similar to relpax (eletriptan): sumatriptan (imitrex) rizatriptan (Maxalt) frovatriptan (Frova) naratriptan (Amerge) almotriptan (Axert) http://migraine.com/migraine-treatment/triptans/ ...Read more

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Friend's birthday so I want to drink moderately say 4 beers. If cause migraine can I take relpax as prescribed or is this dangerous?

Friend's birthday so I want to drink moderately say 4 beers. If cause migraine can I take relpax as prescribed or is this dangerous?

Not recommended: The effects of alcohol on how well Relpax works has not been studied. Therefore, be careful drinking alcohol if you suffer from episodic migraine headaches. ...Read more