Close to a cure

I used to suffer 25 to 31 migraines each month. I had to see my Neurologist every six months, to try to reduce their frequency. My neurologist prescribed two or three different daily migraine prevention medicines including Depakote, gabapentin and Topamax. They would work for a year or two, then they stopped working. I have been taking Lamotrigine (Lamictal) for about 3 1/2 years. I take 3 25 mg. tablets twice a day to prevent migraines. It works great. I only get 8 to 10 migraines per year now.

I have two minor cardiac arrhythmia, called Supra-ventricular Tachycardia and Premature Atrial Contractions. Because of this, there isn’t a single migraine abortive medicine on the market that is safe for me to take.

My neurologist told me to take 2 Aleve (Naproxen Sodium) along with 2 Tylenol 3, at the same time. It gets rid of the migraine in about 20 minutes. I hope that others can try these medicines out and find the same relief that I have. It’s as close to a cure as I have been able to find throughout my years of migraines.

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