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Amerge vs. Ibuprofen for Migraines

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Amerge

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/ 1,204 posts
Other Names: Naratriptan

Ibuprofen

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/ 353,035 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 1,204 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 353,035 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Naratriptan (trade names include Amerge and Naramig) is a triptan medication marketed by GlaxoSmithKline and is used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Naratriptan is available in 2.5\n mg tablets. It is a selective 5-HT1 receptor subty... Read more on Wikipedia
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain... Read more on Wikipedia
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By omer
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its works for me
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nausea, etc. Before I started TTC I was taking Amerge, but...
...get migraines too. They are ...optical migraines. Blurred vision, nausea, etc. Before I started TTC I was taking Amerge, but now I just take Tylenol if in the tww or ibuprofen if not. Talk to y...
I usually take the generic ibuprofen tables when it's...
...too get horrible headaches frequently. It's nice ...regular stuff. I usually take the generic ibuprofen tables when it's a regular ...out there take??? I was prescribed Amerge but I don't ...
drinking coffee, taking either ibuprofen or Exedrine, and...
...started me on, \"Amerge\" and \"Axert\" which are in the same family as Imitrex. They were very expensive, and didn't always work. Now I'm back drinking coffee, taking either ibuprofen or...
must take something, I take some ibuprofen. Mom wants me to...
...a day). Now she takes Amerge (sp?) a couple of days ...must take something, I take some ibuprofen. Mom wants me to get ...up. Oh, and I get nasty headaches from aspartame (which, nearly...
I can currently only take amerge for them. I'm allergic to...
...I can currently only take amerge for them. I'm allergic to ...pain meds and got addicted. Now I'm off ...and basically only on the amerge occassionally and ibuprofen or tylenol otherwise. Wel...
which was treated with ibuprofen (2) something that...
...it was bound to happen. I was just kicking around enjoying my new, migraine free life when i felt this pain. it turned out to me a migraine. went out to the kitchen and actually said \"I think I ha...
so. I did learn that ibuprofen daily will give you rebound...
...I did learn that ibuprofen daily will give you ...headache specialist and am taking Inderal for them, still waiting ...it works. Have you tried any Imitrex, Zomig, Amerge, etc.? THese are ...
to have i was used too and would just take 3 or 4 Ibprofin...
Amerge Naratriptan HCI 2.5 mg Hi all i was just put on this Medication and well it scares me . ...am not one for pills the head aches i used to have i was used too and would just take 3 or 4 Ibprof...
include Amerge, Axert, Frova, Imitrex, Maxalt, Relpax,...
...the triptans. Brand names include Amerge, Axert, Frova, Imitrex, Maxalt, Relpax, ...by some migraineurs. NSAIDs, like ibuprofen, naproxen, or aspirin, taken in...
added the migraine med amerge both before and after IVIG....
...time we added the migraine med amerge both before and after IVIG. ...but could control it with benadryl, amerge and ibuprofen. I'll add caffiene next time...
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