... they ruined my life for many years. Now I get maybe one in a year. I think the Pizotifen has probably become unnecessary. ... (0 replies)
... I have been on the Pizotifen for a month now and my migraines have reduced greatly i take two on an evening i have been told i cant take any more than three... ... (5 replies)
... but its not a good long term solution. and just the other day was prescriped Pizotifen and literally tonight is the first time ive taken them. ive been told by doctors they make you drowsy and ive been given a lower dose in the morning. ... (5 replies)
... I've just been given pizotifen for a 6 day migraine cycle that wouldn't buzz off. ... (0 replies)
... how long does pizotifen take to work (1 replies)
... though this was a general physician, not a neurologist. Luckily they did give me the pills that I have to take every night as a preventative measure. I did find Pizotifen to be quite effective at preventing them. As soon as I took them I didn't get migrains that often like I used to. ... (5 replies)
... is generaly better at preventing migraine than pizotifen, and has far less side effects. If you are still getting migraines twice a week, it is obvious pizotifen isnt working, so ask if you can try propanolol. ... (5 replies)
... I would be very interested and grateful if any of you may share any experiences that you have had while taking this pill containing Pizotifen that prevents migrains as my doctors don't know much about it and won't tell me a great lot about them. ... (5 replies)
... out meniere's and BPPV. It's been on and off for a year but I never had spinning vertigo until my most recent bout of dizziness which has lasted 6 weeks. I'm on pizotifen which I think is helping my dizziness but its only been to weeks and I want to try something else as I have gained a stone in two weeks!! ... (1 replies)
... Hi to everyone
I have something similar but no doctor really knows what it is yet.
I have anxiety too which doesn't help and makes things worse and also makes doctors think that ALL symptoms or most symptoms of vertigo and headache ate anxiety caused. I also get blurry vision. I'm aware of TUNNEL vision that I used to get with panic attacks but I don't get panic attacks that... (7 replies)
... essor and they said I wasn't their patient. They didn't know what I had but knew I didn't have an ENT problem. Suggested may have a migraine variant and now take pizotifen for 1 month to test this theory. ... (2 replies)
... Have you tried propanalol? This beta blocker is widely regarded as the best migraine preventer.
For an acute migraine, there are the triptains like Imitrax/Imigran, or analgesics (pain killers)
If you cant take a triptain, a large dose of inbuprofen (say 800mg) can work wonders, especialy if you take it with an anti nausea pill.
Pizotifen is basicly an... (4 replies)
Can anyone give me any advice please? I am just about at my wit's end!! I have been diagnosed with Migraine. Too date all the meds that have been offered to me by doctors' has had side-effects that cause anxiety, depression, psychosis, sleeplessness, etc. I suffer these symptoms on a regular basis (although, I manage to deal with them in an upbeat manner without... (4 replies)
... Thank you for your replies. She has been on Amitryptiline form about 4 months now. she had been on Pizotifen, (which works for me up to some extend) that did nothing for her, then something else, can't remember and also on Topiramate, that did not work. As she is mildly asthmatic they have to be careful what they give her. I did question the paed. about the Amitryptiline,... (5 replies)
... Does anyone have any info on this? I just started and would like to know too.
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... I find that very odd that he didn't send you for any sort of testing. I too suffered migraines at a very very young age. I didn't get treated until almost 10 years after they started, which was about 3-4 years ago. I started my migraines at 7. When the dr's finally took me seriously (they said having a migraine a week wasn't enough to treat until I was 11...) they prescribed... (5 replies)
... hi sal,
i've been suffering from migraines since college. i'm sorry your daughter has had them since she was a child!!!!!! God! that's so ferocious.
about a year ago i was placed on a preventive medication, which you've probably heard about, called topamax (to be taken daily), in addition to my imitrex, to be taken as needed. the topamax has helped to an extent in... (7 replies)
... recently. I plan to take her back to the doctor when she is home for the summer but wanted to do some research beforehand. I was wondering if anyone had tried pizotifen as a preventative and I was also interested in the nasal sprays to abort the headache altogether. ... (7 replies)
... Just thought I would tell you how I managed to get rid of my migraines and headaches.For 7 years I have been taking pizotifen every day to prevent migraines as they were horrific and would get them often. While taking them, I would often get headaches. ... (14 replies)
Im a 48 year old divorced UK woman who has 4 grown up children with a 30 year history of migraines who runs/ran a project for pyschatric patients. The last 5 months have changed to constant numbness/pins and needles now down both sides of my body ~ constant fainting attacks, loss of speech and understanding lanuages ~ servere short term memory loss
8 day hospital... (2 replies)