Imitrex and insurance

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Posted by DJ ( on September 15, 2001 at 20:43:40:

This info was passed on to me. Waned to make sure ya'll saw it...

From Teri Robert - Migraine/Headache Guide at

"Hi, everyone.

I'm researching an article about insurance companies limiting the amount of triptans (Imitrex, Maxalt, Zomig, Amerge, and Axert) that we can get. I want to compile some statistics on this, and MAGNUM and About are going to try to do
something about it.

If your insurance company limits your triptans, would you me at and let me know:

Which triptan(s) have been limited for you
What company your insurance is with
If you know, what kind of policy is it -- Network care, HMO, etc.
If you've talked to the insurance folks about it and what they said


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