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Frova vs. Topamax for Migraines

Frova

Rx
/ 1,628 posts
Other Names: Frovatriptan

Topamax

Rx
/ 97,151 posts
Other Names: Topiramate
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 1,628 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 97,151 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Frovatriptan (trade name Frova) is a triptan medication developed by Vernalis plc for the treatment of migraine headaches and for short term prevention of menstrual migraine. The product is licensed to Endo Pharmaceuticals in North America and Men... Read more on Wikipedia
Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics and Noramco, Inc., both divisions of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. This medication was discovered in 1979 by Bruce... Read more on Wikipedia
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By april
March 25, 2014
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What patients are saying about Frova vs. Topamax

215 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
neuro today, she switched my Maxalt to Frova, as the Maxalt...
...like a guinea pig, but Topamax has been very helpful for me. I've been ...and have also been taking Maxalt as my rescue med. ...my neuro today, she switched my Maxalt to Frova, as the Maxalt ...
The worst went away with the Frova. I've been taking...
...mg. I'm still reluctant to take it. I had it since March, I think. I have a checkup in June, and will take up the issue again with my ...the Frova. I've been taking Advil. The Topomax .....
Hi, My daughter used Frova which is a long acting migraine...
...daughter used Frova which is ...simular to Topomax. She feels it helps sho...
and Topomax actually made me schizophrenic--scariest...
...of a drug called FROVA. Although related to Imitrex ...the years, and have found FROVA to work the best because ...of extremities) and Topomax actually made me schizophrenic--scariest experi...
weight, but now that i am on the topamax i am not hungry at...
...i am on the topamax i ...gave me Frova for when i do get a migraine and i used it once  and it did work, normally my ...with the Frova it was gone within 6 hours. And usually the seizures ha...
why your dr. gave you Frova? Usually the triptans, like...
...help.. I am also taking Topamax too.. so far I'm ...75 mg a day. Has the Topamax been helping you? I still have ...relief I can get! I'm curious why your dr. gave you Frova? Usually the tript...
was on Topamax (a preventive drug like you are taking) and...
I was on Topamax (a preventive drug like ...much weight and had to get off it. I was told if Topamax was going to work it would take months ...to work? Relpax or Frova have worked very we...
Frova for my migraines. I get classic migraines with the...
I use Frova for my migraines. I get classic migraines ...I had no problems taking a frova when I started to get the aura and still be able ...neurologists prescribe. I also took topamax for quit...
Couldn't even take Topamax.. I haven't tried Axert//...
...Frova quit ...Topamax.. I haven't tried Axert// but my insurance won't cover that. I hate stinking meds... You run a high risk of something bad happening when you take a new one. This drives ...
Topamax.. So I got off of Topamax in mid Nov. I thought...
...So I got off of Topamax in mid Nov. I ...should talk to my neurologist and phyciatrist about going back to Topamax or maybe even try ...Ask? ALSO, Has anyone tried Frova (frovatriptan)?...
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