Hi, I had some questions from everyone who has had some more experience with using abortives once your migraine has hit. Since, I am still newer to the "abortive" type medications for relief I am confused and I am hearing many different ones out there. My goal is to always have the right meds at home to stay out of ER. Also, I have heard it said that you have to go to the ER to get this pain relief from real bad ones, so is there only certain types you can take at home?
I am going back to the headache doc and was going to ask for something else current pain med is not working (toradol), and wondering what everyone else uses, and do you use several things in a certain order? My toradol is limited to so many per day and then so many per week, so what do you do once you go over--are there other choices? They told me to give this one a shot and if didn't work, we would try a stronger one (it hasn't worked in ER for me). Also, I use oxygen to abort which can be a hit or miss, sometimes it will give some relief just for it to return with a mean vengeance!!!!
I know this may seem like a simple question, but I don't have any clue when it comes to pain medicine and for a long time, I took basic pain type meds which caused nasty rebounds.