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Headache Diary - Imitrex for Migraines

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  • Headache Diary
    One tool you can use to help determine possible headache triggers is a diary. This eMedTV article explains how to use a headache diary and describes how this tool will help your doctor determine the best treatment option for you.
  • Headache Medicines
    As this eMedTV page explains, medicines used to treat headaches can include over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and prescription medications. This article also provides details on specific products used for migraines and cluster headaches.
  • Headache Relief
    Most people find that medication is the best option for headache relief. This part of the eMedTV Web site highlights the various medicines (prescription and over-the-counter) available for treating headaches, and also discusses natural relief options.
  • Headache Symptoms
    Nausea, visual disturbances, and sensitivity to light or sound are among the common symptoms of headaches. This eMedTV segment explores other signs and symptoms of headaches and explains which symptoms may require immediate medical attention.
  • Headache Treatment
    This eMedTV page explains that prescription medicines, over-the-counter drugs, preventative medicine, and lifestyle changes are a few of the options for headache treatment. This page focuses on treatment options for three types of chronic headaches.
  • Headache Triggers
    Stress, dehydration, and certain foods are common triggers for headaches. This eMedTV page covers these and other triggers, explaining that the best way to prevent headaches is to figure out what causes them for you.
  • Headaches
    A headache can involve pain or aching that occurs in the head, face, mouth, or neck. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at headaches, describing their causes, the various types, how they are diagnosed, and treatment options.
  • Headaches in Children
    The two most common types of headaches in children are tension headaches and migraines. This eMedTV page explains the triggers of these headaches in your son or daughter, and also discusses when to call a doctor.
  • Headche
    This eMedTV page takes a look at how headaches can be caused by certain triggers, such as stress or dilated blood vessels. This article also explains when you should seek medical attention for a headache. Headche is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Headech
    Up to 40 percent of people have at least one severe headache each year. This eMedTV resource explains what a headache is and discusses when you should seek medical attention for headache symptoms. Headech is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Heatache
    As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, headaches can occur when certain triggers affect specific nerves. This page also describes how your healthcare provider may diagnose your headache. Heatache is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Hedache
    Headaches can vary in the frequency of the pain, the location of the pain, and how long the pain lasts. This eMedTV page explores some of the differences between the various types of headaches. Hedache is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Home Remedies for Headaches
    Common home headache remedies can include lying down in a dark room or drinking peppermint tea. This eMedTV page takes a look at some other home remedies and describes situations in which your headaches could indicate something serious.
  • Imatrex
    This eMedTV article gives an overview of Imitrex, a prescription medication used to treat migraines. This page covers how Imitrex works and conditions to let your doctor know about before you take the drug. Imatrex is a common misspelling of Imitrex.
  • Imatrix
    Imitrex is a migraine medication that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page describes how Imitrex works and explains what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before using it. Imatrix is a common misspelling of Imitrex.
  • Imerge
    Amerge is a medication used to relieve symptoms associated with migraine headaches. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Imerge is a common misspelling of Amerge.
  • Imetrex
    Imitrex can be prescribed to help treat a migraine headache. This eMedTV page takes a look at how Imitrex works to relieve symptoms of migraines and also outlines the different forms of Imitrex available. Imetrex is a common misspelling of Imitrex.
  • Imitrex
    Imitrex is a prescription medicine used to treat migraine headaches that have already started. This eMedTV page discusses how Imitrex works and when and how to take it, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Imitrex Alternatives
    Imitrex alternatives include lifestyle changes and other drugs. This eMedTV Web page lists some specific lifestyle changes that may improve migraines (like getting regular exercise), as well as drugs used for preventing or treating them.
  • Imitrex and Heart Problems
    Side effects may occur with the use of Imitrex, and heart problems are among the drug's rare side effects. This eMedTV article explains that you should call your doctor or 911 right away if you have any possible heart attack symptoms while on Imitrex.
  • Imitrex Dosage
    The usual dose of Imitrex tablets for treating migraine headaches is 25 mg, 50 mg, or 100 mg. This eMedTV page also lists the Imitrex dosages for people using Imitrex Nasal Spray or Imitrex Injection, as well as factors that can affect Imitrex dosing.
  • Imitrex Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains how Imitrex drug interactions can raise the level of Imitrex in your blood or your risk of dangerous side effects. Some of the drugs that can potentially interact with Imitrex include triptans, MAOIs, and ergot medications.
  • Imitrex for Migraines
    In many cases, migraines can be treated successfully with Imitrex. This eMedTV Web page explains how this drug works to treat migraines and reminds that the drug can only treat migraines once they start; it cannot prevent them.
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