any meds you can take?

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Posted by sonya ( on August 10, 2001 at 12:46:17:

In Reply to: PAIN posted by JOE on August 10, 2001 at 11:26:26:

hey joe... in the middle of my cycle, mine get just like that... bam, bam, bam, right one after the other. To tame those constant attacks, my neuro has me on Verapamil and I use oxygen in between. If you take Imitrex or Maxalt (i use the disovling tablets), for the first one, they usually keep them away for at least 5 hours or so.
Sounds like you might need some strong meds at this point. My neuro also gives me octsictable blocker shots that work for months. Anyway, lots of meds out there. Unfortunately, with you being in a tough part of the cycle, I don't think any over the counter remedies will work at this point. Right now, i'm in my first week, I can get by with drinking two or three huge cups of coffee and taking benedryl to get thru a night. Good luck and let us know what your taking. Ick, i hate the steriods stuff... avoid that if you can.

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