I have been on DHE for a few years as an abortive since the triptans have not worked for me. DHE works about 50% of the time which sucks but it's better than nothing. I have a quick question though--- Have any of you have have used DHE found it to be helpful if you already have a full blown headache when give as a SubQ injection?
I called my doctor today and I guess he's not there this week, but the PA told me to try my DHE again today and then if it doesn't work to call them on Monday when my Doctor is in. Well, I've NEVER had ANY luck with taking the DHE after the migraine has started except when given in IV form in the hospital, but does this work for other people? I have headaches that can last up to 30 days and can't find anything to get rid of them once they get started. Thanks!
Diagnosis-- Chronic Severe Migraine with daily headache usually caused by tension
Medications-- Daily: Topamax 200mg/day & Welbutrin 300mg/dayVitamin B2, Mag Oxcide, Melatonin, CoQ10
PRN: D.H.E. 45 Injection or Migranol, Zofran, Percocet