PLEASE HELP! I'm in severe migraine pain 1 1/2 - 2 weeks out of the month. Below is a list of things I can't take due to medical probs i have. Triptans like Imatrex- gives me chest pain Beta blockers- cuz I have chronic bronchitus I have tried massive doses of ibuprophen (Dr. said it works just as good as fiorinal with codiene-hah- big lie) Neurontin-or it's similar gabapentin didn't work amyltriptaline made me gain weight and I'm already 100 pounds overweight! AND it didn't prevent or stop my migraines. lyrica made me so sleepy all I wanted to do was sleep. Cymbalta made me depressed- severely & tired & angry. The only thing that has ever taken my migraines 100% away is the fiorinal with codiene, but it is being discontinued as a migraine med and now I'm in terrible pain- what are they going to do with those of us that can't take other meds because of the side effect or existing medical problems. I have glaucoma -very bad so, I can't take anything that has eye pressure or blurry as a side effect. I have chronic bronchitus I can't take anything that can make you depressed or anxious. I have an ulcer is there ANYTHING that will 100% take away my migraines that I CAN take- keeping my limitations in mind- HELP! I want my life back! I have to lie in bed with ice on my head- for days at a time. I can't even watch TV or cook- my migraines are level 9 1/2 (10 I consider to be passing out). Thanks. P.S. I have tried feverfew, vitamins, staying away from chocolate, cheese & tomatoes.I really don't understand why I'm being taken off something that has worked for me for 20 years! thanksView Thread
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