October 25, 2010
Welcome to the Maxalt Forum
January 8, 2011
Any other Maxalt users out there ? Does it give you esophageal spasms ?
January 9, 2011
I was a Maxalt user years ago. I can't use Triptans any longer, but I can comment on my own experience way back when it first came out...
I do have esophageal spasms, but I didn't get them until I had already stopped taking Maxalt. I don't think one has anything to do with the other - in my case anyway. I haven't seen any research discussing these kinds of spasms, so am curious along with you. Perhaps a little further research would yield some results.
Have you asked your doctor about this yet? That's a really good place to start. Does he/she have any suggested causes for the spasms?
January 11, 2011
I have found that if I drink a really lot of liquid with the Maxalt, and take a Dexialant (ppi) prior, it has not been as much of a problem. I suffer from severe GERD ,as well as the migraines.
January 13, 2011
My ENT says he has found a definite correlation between GERD and LPR (that' my version) and Migraine. This might e a great question to ask of our physician experts here.
Have you found that treatment for your GERD helps your Migraine situation at all?
I guess I'm lucky I never had much of an issue with the Maxalt. I even found the slightly minty flavor slightly soothing when the nausea hit. I really wish I could take it again 😀