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Posted by DJ ( on January 09, 2000 at 00:34:16:

In Reply to: Question for DJ and others who use a thired of Imitrex injection! posted by Elaine on January 08, 2000 at 22:15:23:

Hi hun!

I always take 1/3 shots at a time. If the first shot doesn't get rid of it in 20-30 mins, I'll take a second 1/3 of a shot. If it still isn't gone in 20-30 minutes (depending on the level of pain), I'll take another 1/3 of a shot.

The way I figure it, if a 1/3 of Imitrex hasn't worked in the 20-30 minute range, it's not going to that time. So, I'll push in another small dose till it kicks the h/a's ass (if ya know what I mean). Don't think I could wait an entire hour!

My personal opinion is... take all the 1/3 shots you need to, just don't go over your 12mg per day!

Sorry you're hurting! Hope this helps!

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