Daily Headaches Prevented for over 25 years with Chlorpheniramine Maleate..Anyone else???

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ohno...thatthrobbing pain
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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 3/31/2008 9:53 PM (GMT -6)   
I take 8-12 m,g, of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlor-Trimeton) before I go to sleep every night and am able to prevent a migraine attack.  When I have forgotten to take the medication the night before, I will notice the onset on a migraine headache 24-36 hours later, with stomach discomfort.  Chlorpheniramine maleate is an OTC medication (antihistamine) that has very few long-term side-effects outside of dry mouth and drowsiness.  I am wondering if anyone else has had sucessful results with this medication in re: to their migraines.
Cluster HAs were once known as "histamine headaches", whereby a sufferer would get a CH when injected with histamine.  I would have daily headaches if I did not take the chlorpheniramine maleate, no doubt.

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   Posted 4/1/2008 7:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I will try this for my son, suffers with constant headache for 8 years now, no relief. thanks
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