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More than 12 mg Imitrex in 24 hours


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Hey Scott, I lived on Imitrex injections and verapamil for years. Routinely 2 to 4 inj. a day, as high as 6/day. During one particularly bad cycle I used over 100 in 5 weeks (that got the attention of my neuro). This was my only means to get thru work, and keep my sanity. I also knew I could not keep that regiment up.

Since finding CB, my Trex use is minimal, maybe 1 to 6 times per cycle(desperate times require desperate measures), my cycles were about 16 weeks, now they are about 12 using O2, D3, and busting.

 

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You have to be careful with imitrex as it is a potentate vasoconstrictor.  Getting it in vials or dividing autoinjector doses can help limit the total dose.  Depending on your cardiac health you should tolerate a couple of doses a day.  If you have underlying high blood pressure or heart disease caution is strongly advised.  Cardiac events have been reported after using Imitrex but in general the risk has been overblown.  The larger concern in my opinion is getting rebound headaches which are equally no fun when compared to clusters themselves.  You also risk fairly profound gi distress from vasoconstriction if overused.   Hopefully you can limit imitrex exposure by reducing doses and using oxygen

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Thanks for all the info I just started getting these again two weeks ago I am 48 years old I went 18 years since 2002 without one and out of the blue here they come again I've been suffering since I was 13 years old I have about 15 shots but I held onto from 2002 not sure if they're any good but I still have them I just could not get rid of them

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