Posts tagged “Triptans”
Migraine and gastroparesis from a gastroenterologist’s perspective. Migraine makes your stomach not empty as quickly as it should. This can really affect how well your drugs work, especially time-sensitive ones like triptans. If you’re taking triptans by mouth and they aren’t working, you might want to talk to your doctor about injectable or nasal spray […]
Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications.
Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications. Migraines can cause your stomach to empty too slowly, making you feel like shit: Gastric stasis, also called gastroparesis (5), is defined as delayed emptying of the stomach in the absence of mechanical obstruction, and its clinical manifestations include nausea, vomiting, bloating, and weight […]
A few weeks ago, I forgot some of my meds on an overnight trip. Yikes! Luckily, the pharmacy I use has a store just a few blocks from where I was staying, so I had my prescription moved over. I figured I’d just get my refill early. This turned out to be a bad idea. […]
So January and February I got a lot of migraines. A lot. I don’t know why I’m getting so many. I guess I can be grateful that many of them are not severe. Here’s a round-up of articles on migraine research that made me feel better than that graph: A nice summary of migraine and […]