I have lived with Migraine for 30years, and for Aprox 15 of those years i have had Ocular Migraine, i have been on untold amounts of medications!! and most recent have had All my pain killers Stopped and yet more new meds introduced.....New meds are-Lodine SR tablets 600mg, & Dosulepin 25mg (as a preventer)along with Maxalt Melt for emergancy. I was on Codiene for pain for 5years and! and now just regular paracietamol !!!! which is of no use what so ever, ..at the moment i am in constant pain with regular vision disturbance, please, please is there any New meds on the horizen?? and what if any is the most used and most sucsessful treatment. I no everyone is different, and what works for one whont work for another, but i am on my knees and cant cope with this pain much longer, any advise will be most welcome thanks and sorry about my poor spelling and grammer. cherry
Cherry, Have your doctor's tried Topamax as a daily preventitive? It is typically used for seizures, but works well to keep away migraines as a side effect. My migraines are genetic, and when I get a break through it can last up to 5 weeks, but typically the Topamax is all I need, with an occasional injection of Immitrex. Nothing touches the nystagmus once it hits, but as I am at home recovering from breast cancer, I have the luxury of not worrying about a job right now.
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