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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Imirtrex
Answer: Imitrex is not indicated for cluster migraines because it usually doesn't work. However, if yours work-congratulations. It may be that these are really complex migraines and not clusters. Hence, trying preventatives-aspirin, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, seizure meds, neurontin, etc. may be of use. There are two additional drugs in this class. I'm not impressed that there is any clinical difference but, the companies do. Would be worth a try to try the other two. Hard to know about the limits of Imitrex dosing. No published data and the drug is relatively new.
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