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Information on migraine and Imitrex from GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Imitrex, the
most prescribed acute migraine medication in the United States.

  • IMITREX is a prescription medicine for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, with or without aura, in adults

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  • Be sure that you discuss with your doctor the risks of using this medicine as well as the good that it can do

  • Zolmitriptan is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form: Oral Tablets (U.S.) Oral disintegrating tablets (U.S.) Before Using This Medicine In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do

  • Breast-feeding— Although most medicines pass into breast milk in small amounts, many of them may be used safely while breast-feeding

  • Mothers who are taking this medicine and who wish to breast-feed should discuss this with their doctor

  • Other medicines— Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur

  • Tell your health care professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicine, especially other prescription medicine for migraine headaches, or if you smoke tobacco

  • When you are taking zolmitriptan, it is especially important that your health care professional know if you are taking the following: Monoamine oxidase-A (MAO-A) inhibitor activity (isocarboxazid [e.g., Marplan], phenelzine [e.g., Nardil], procarbazine [e.g., Matulane], selegiline [e.g., Eldepryl], tranylcypromine [e.g., Parnate])—Taking zolmitriptan while you are taking or within 2 weeks of taking MAO inhibitors may cause sudden high body temperature, extremely high blood pressure, and severe convulsions; at least 14 days should be allowed between stopping treatment with one medicine and starting treatment with the other

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  • How should this medicine be used? Acetaminophen comes as a tablet, chewable tablet, capsule, suspension or solution (liquid), drops (concentrated liquid), extended-release (long-acting) tablet, and orally disintegrating tablet (tablet that dissolves quickly in the mouth), to take by mouth, with or without food

  • Other uses for this medicine Acetaminophen may also be used in combination with aspirin and caffeine to relieve the pain associated with migraine headache

  • What storage conditions are needed for this medicine? Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children

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  • Medicines in this class have been associated with rare reports of serious heart-related problems

  • Before taking AXERT, be sure to tell your doctor about any medicines you are taking or plan to take

  • As with other medicines in this class, AXERT should not be taken within 24 hours of another triptan or ergotamine

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  • Given that acute medicines were designed for relatively infrequent use, and indeed that the triptans were studied explicitly in people having migraine frequencies of six or less per month, I believe that frequent use is a misuse of the medicine and a mistreatment of migraine

  • What is misuse and when is good medicine slipping into overtreatment? With regard to ergotamine, a recent European consensus statement recommends, with some clearly stated exceptions, that the maximum usage should be 4-6 times a month

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  • Causes and Treatments Modern medicine classifies headaches as either a primary disorder, as in migraine, cluster and tension headaches, or a secondary disorder where the headache is caused by other diseases

  • It is less clear to modern medicine as to why certain stimuli like estrogen fluctuation, barometric pressure change, insomnia and hunger trigger migraines and other primary headaches

  • Modern medicine uses different sets of drugs to: Help prevent headaches from occurring Stop them once they have occurred Reduce the pain of ongoing headache

  • Because Vata is the most commonly disturbed principle within the body there is a great wealth of recommendations within Ayurveda medicine to restore Vata's proper functioning

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