2 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan taken for the purpose of 'migraine' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Dec 15, 2014 (Started Sep 14, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for atypical migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 28, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was first given this medication with a disabling migraine which had lasted for nearly a month, possibly related to my epilepsy. It was in a clinical trial with another drug as an IV injection. I'm not even sure if that type of treatment is still available, but it was extraordinarily painful has the IV site had to be moved with every injection due to degradation of the veins. However, it got rid of the headache. At that point, I didn't particularly care about anything else. Imitrex by itself is a wonderful medication with which I experienced tremendous relief with absolutely no side effects.

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