During my episodes I can not tolerate light or noise and of course nausea. This was huge for me, as those usually last months. I am 23 now and was in a car accident several months ago started having vertigo, dizzy spells before a migraine, and almost everyday is a headache day. And call your doctor if you are having problems. Having to discontinue the only medication to make me feel normal was so disheartening. My doctor gave me a prescription for a drug called verapamil for my migraines.
Call or other emergency services right away if you have: I take zanaflex for it, after being non responsive to non sedating muscle relaxers. Advice for women If you are pregnantbreastfeedingor trying to get pregnantdo not use any medicines unless your doctor tells you to. Verapamil is just one type.
I waited and hoped it would get FDA approval because my Fibro and nerve damage pain were very bad and Neurontin is a necessary evil for me. Wishing you all the best! If you are pregnantbreastfeedingor trying to get pregnantdo not use any medicines unless your doctor tells you to.
Theories on How Verapamil Helps Migraines
My neuro just today prescribed 25 m. I have experienced little floaters of light recently which usually leads to a migraine. I have only been on it for a few days and am watching my ankles with great trepidation. I have tried everything.
But, unlike propranolol, verapamil is in a class of drugs called Calcium Channel blockers. Usually the benefits of the medicine are more important than any minor side effects.
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Med Help International, Inc. In my opinionafter awhile many drugs lose their effectiveness if you have been using them for a long period of time. Anonymous March 19, The feet and ankle swelling is definitely a side effect of the verapamil. Triptans like Imitrex, Zomig, Frova, etc. And you may see pretty good success with that, given the right dose, patient and the right amount of time.
Day 2, I awoke with tachycardia and ended up going to the ER. I do not know what to do just living in hope of some cure one day. How to cite this comment: