Posted by Kevin K (22.214.171.124) on February 17, 2001 at 15:10:24:
In Reply to: Update #2: memo sent to Glaxo Wellcome posted by Kevin K on February 17, 2001 at 14:19:17:
maybe there's a max number of characters???
I'll try again:
I'm a cluster headache sufferer, and I've just gone through a very horrible experience this week with my doctor.
As you well know, the Imitrex Statdose injection is very effective for the relief of cluster headaches. Your product information states that the injection is generally effective within 10 to 15 minutes. However, as stated by Dr. Roger Cady in a Glaxo Wellcome press release dated Sept. 6, 1995 for the release of Imitrex tablets, the tablets are only found to be effective after 60 to 90 minutes.
As is well known of cluster headaches, they generally have an onset period of less than 15 minutes, and the attack will generally last ffrom 30 minutes to 2 hours.
As they say, "Do the math". It is clear that the Imitrex injection is the superior treatment for cluster headaches compared to the tablets, as the tablets are not likely to take effect until after the headache pain has subsided.
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