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I take topirimate and sumatriptan for my migraine is it possible to build a tolerance to them?

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Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

you can build up a tolerance but the real truth is often it is a rebound headache from the medications You need to see your provider and perhaps witch medications or try other methods The rebound headaches are difficult to handle since you think you need more medications and the truth is that the withdrawals are causing the headache

In brief: Possible

you can build up a tolerance but the real truth is often it is a rebound headache from the medications You need to see your provider and perhaps witch medications or try other methods The rebound headaches are difficult to handle since you think you need more medications and the truth is that the withdrawals are causing the headache
Dr. Steven Warren
Dr. Steven Warren
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

However the effectiveness may vary with time.
If they are no longer effective discuss with your doctor

In brief: Not necessarily

However the effectiveness may vary with time.
If they are no longer effective discuss with your doctor
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Derek Isenberg
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

ir is very common to need to go up on the topirimate or switch medications

In brief: Yes

ir is very common to need to go up on the topirimate or switch medications
Dr. Derek Isenberg
Dr. Derek Isenberg
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