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Zorvolex for Migraine, Did it Work? -Product Review

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So, a few months ago, my neurologist gave me samples of this low dose NSAID medication as an abortive for my chronic migraine.   She gave me the 18mg and the 35mg.    I first tried the 18mg on a mild migraine.   It didn’t help me at all and I had to resort to Imitrex my tried and true medicine.

I don’t like taking Imitrex.  It makes me feel weird.  I get a lot of the usual suspects for side effects.   I’m not even sure how to explain how it makes me feel, except this:  It feels like I can feel every blood vessel in my body as it narrows them.   It makes my skin hurt and I don’t want to be touched.   Not to mention it usually requires me taking Ibuprofen to lessen that feeling and then an antacid afterward.  I also have a family history of heart problems, so I usually wait until the last possible moment and use it as a last resort.  However, I’m lucky that it works for me most of the time.   Then if the first dose doesn’t work, I have to take a second dose and that will put me in bed for the rest of the day.  More than likely that’s where I was headed anyway.

The next time I started to get a migraine, I tried the 35mg dose.   Still nothing.  It didn’t touch it at all.  I used up all of the samples hoping and praying that they would work and unfortunately for me, this product didn’t work.

In conclusion, I cannot recommend this product, but let me know in the comments if it worked for you!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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About Amy Ewald

I’m a wife and mother of a 6-year-old daughter. I’ve worked in the IT industry as a Systems Administrator for over 17 years. I experienced my first migraine at age 11. My migraines have progressively grown in frequency and within the last 6 months, I was diagnosed with a chronic migraine. I write two blogs, one to educate everyday computer users with Tech Tips, http://techtipthursday.wordpress.com, My other blog is dedicated to helping migraine sufferers, https://mommyhasamigraine.com I also enjoy, walking, yoga, writing, reading and spending time with my family. I'm currently writing and illustrating a children's book for parents with migraines to help their children understand the problem and how they can help!

Posted on October 10, 2019, in Mommy has a Migraine and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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