I have been using Imigran tablets 0.5mg for about 5 year...

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I have been using Imigran tablets 0.5mg for about 5 years, and they have been a lifesaver for me. Previously a migrane would incapacitate me for anywhere up to a week at a time. With Imigran, if taken at the first signs of an impending migrane, the migrane will usually be completely avoided. Sometimes I might have to take one or two more over the next few days, othertimes the first tablet is all that is needed.

If the migrane is established before I can take a tablet, the taking of a tablet may not work, or may only work to shorten the period of suffering.

I have noticed no negative side effects (except on my wallet), and there has been no increased tolerance or dependence on the medication. Overall, a huge thank you to whoever invented the stuff.

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    I use the imigran injections which you can safely have when an attack is established. Imigran is indeed a 'life saver' and you have to be a sufferer to understand the pain of migraine. My friends say they couldn't take an injection - obviously they have never experienced a bad migraine attack which goes on for 3 days and re occurs about 3/4 times a month! Taking the injections and small pain from the needle for about 5 seconds is a very small price to pay!:lol:

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    I agree with the first comment, I have found these tablets to be a lifesaver in terms of reducing sick days and intolerable pain. At least you are fit enough to go to work or carry on, even though nausea can be a slight problem initially on these days. Mind you a small price to pay for your improved quality of life. We are lucky to have this drug it has helped me for years since first prescribed.:D

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    I to have been on Imigran since the day it hit the shelf ,I started on 100 tabs ,,after 2 years went down to 50 ,,,now I find the 20mg nasal spray is just as good (if not better) than the 50 tablet.

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    I agree - imigran has given me back my freedom. Instead of 3 days laying in my bed with my head in my hands I can avoid the migraine pain altogether, or at least reduce it to a manageable level of pain and duration.

    It's expensive, but wow. It's awesome.

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