Topamax is a hugely popular drug used to help prevent epilepsy and migraine. It’s the most commonly prescribed migraine medication in the United States. So what is Topamax? It’s an antiepileptic medicine and is also known as an anticonvulsant. These class of drugs were initially formulated to prevent seizures in those afflicted with epilepsy. Topamax is a brand … [Read more...] about Comprehensive Topamax (Topiramate) Review for Migraine
In April 2017, FDA approved gammaCore, a non-invasive vagus nerve stimuluation (nVNS) for treating episodic cluster headaches. There have been amazing developments of gammaCore in the last few years. It’s available in few countries around the world, but this is the first time approved in the US. This device has been very successful in treating cluster headaches and … [Read more...] about New FDA Approved Device will Fight Cluster Headaches
Triptan medications are being widely used by millions of people with both migraine and cluster, and with advancement in technology and research, now more people who can benefit will be able to use them. Zolmitriptan has been very useful for both cluster and migraine headaches, even for kids with cluster headaches. Currently a simple yet effective delivery system for … [Read more...] about The ADAM System for Migraine Management Medication Zolmitriptan is Coming Soon!
Zembrace SymTouch was approved by FDA last year (2016). There are lots of reasons for you to consider this surprising advance in migraine treatment. At first glance, it may appear like retooling of an old migraine treatment-triptan (sumatriptan). You may be surprised to note that it is in the form of injection and will give you less of medicine than you’ve tried in the … [Read more...] about Zembrace SymTouch: An Easy Option For Migraineurs
Triptans are widely popular medicines that are used by people to relieve migraines and cluster headaches. They are mostly used where standard painkillers (ibuprofen or paracetamol) fail to provide relief. It should be taken immediately when a person feels a migraine headache is developing and NEVER before this, as they won’t be as effective if taken too early in a migraine … [Read more...] about Bare Facts About Triptans For Migraine and Cluster Headaches
A recent study in February 2017 by American Academy of Neurology has shown that Eptinezumab can significantly reduce the impact of chronic migraine on daily functioning at weeks 5 through 10 following just one infusion. Formerly called ALD403, its an investigational monoclonal antibody that works fast. This drug significantly reduced number of migraine days in a group of 50 … [Read more...] about Investigational Drug Eptinezumab Reduces Migraines
Mostly, migraines start with an aura, which results immediately before an actual migraine attack. Usually, a migraine aura is characterized by some visual disturbances. Symptoms can range from blind spots, flashes of light, light patterns or distorted vision, which may occur up to 20-30 minutes prior to the onset of pain. Treatment of migraine aura, in some cases, can even halt … [Read more...] about Ways to Quickly Stop a Migraine Aura