Migraine Relief

Migraines can disrupt daily life, making concentration difficult. Order your prescription migraine tablets online from My Pharmacy for secure and discreet delivery right to your door. Unlike over-the-counter options, prescription medications are specifically formulated to alleviate persistent migraine symptoms when standard pain relievers like paracetamol fall short.

Pill Bottle

Filter Your Results

Showing all 15 results

  • Sort by price

    • About Migraines

      Migraines are not just severe headaches; they are a complex neurological condition characterized by intense, throbbing pain typically affecting one side of the head. Accompanied by symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound, migraines can significantly disrupt daily activities. The condition often manifests in phases, beginning with warning signs known as aura—visual disturbances or tingling sensations. Effective treatments vary, ranging from over-the-counter pain relief to prescription migraine medications tailored to reduce frequency and alleviate symptoms, ensuring those affected can manage this debilitating condition.

      Understanding and managing triggers while maintaining a treatment plan with a healthcare provider are key to managing migraine effectively.

    • Migraine Symptoms

      Migraine symptoms can be quite varied and often progress through several stages. Here are some of the common symptoms associated with migraines:

      ● Prodrome Phase: This initial stage can occur one to two days before the migraine itself. Symptoms might include mood changes (such as feeling unusually depressed or euphoric), food cravings, neck stiffness, increased thirst and urination, and frequent yawning.
      ● Aura: This phase involves sensory disturbances that appear shortly before or alongside the headache. Auras are experienced by some but not all migraine sufferers. Common aura symptoms include visual disturbances like flashing lights or zigzag lines, sensory changes like tingling or numbness on one side of the body, and sometimes speech difficulties.
      ● Attack Phase: This is when the actual migraine pain occurs. It can last anywhere from 4 to 72 hours if untreated. The pain is typically described as a throbbing or pulsing sensation on one side of the head. During this phase, individuals may also experience nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
      ● Postdrome Phase: Following the attack, individuals often feel drained or washed out, though some report feeling unusually refreshed. It’s common to experience a brief return of symptoms with sudden head movement.

      These symptoms can severely impact daily activities and vary from one person to another. Effective management often includes a combination of medication, lifestyle adjustments, and sometimes alternative therapies like acupuncture or relaxation techniques.

    • Diagnosis

      Migraines are diagnosed primarily through clinical evaluation by healthcare providers. Common steps involved in diagnosing migraines include:

      ● Patient Interview: The process begins with a thorough interview where the healthcare provider asks about the symptoms, their duration, and frequency. The provider will inquire about the nature of the pain, associated symptoms like sensitivity to light or sound, and any known triggers.
      ● Medical History: The provider will also review your overall medical history and any family history of migraines, which can be a significant indicator since migraines often have a genetic component.
      ● Neurological Examination: A physical and neurological exam is performed to assess your nervous system function. This can help rule out other causes of headaches.
      ● Diagnostic Tests: While there are no specific tests to confirm migraines, certain diagnostic tests like MRI or CT scans might be recommended to rule out other neurological conditions, especially if your migraine symptoms are atypical or severe.
      ● Observation and Tracking: Patients are often advised to keep a headache diary to track the occurrence of migraines and note any potential triggers or effective treatments.

      This diagnostic approach helps in identifying migraine patterns and ruling out other medical conditions that might cause similar symptoms. By understanding the frequency and triggers of migraines, tailored treatment plans can be developed to manage and reduce the occurrence and severity of migraine attacks.

    • Treatments

      Prescription migraine tablets are highly effective in managing both the pain and associated symptoms of the condition. Here’s how some of our highlighted products that we offer work:

      Sumatriptan (Generic Imigran) 50 mg Tablets

      ● How it Helps: Sumatriptan is part of the triptan medication class and works by narrowing blood vessels around the brain, reducing substances that cause headache pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. It’s used to treat migraine headaches once they have started.
      ● Benefits: Fast-acting relief from migraine symptoms, making it ideal for acute migraine attacks. It’s a generic version of Imigran, offering effective treatment with potentially lower cost.

      Zolmitriptan (Generic Zomig) Orodispersible 5 mg Tablets

      ● How it Helps: Zolmitriptan also belongs to the triptan class and functions similarly by targeting serotonin receptors to reduce inflammation and constrict blood vessels.
      ● Benefits: These orodispersible tablets dissolve in the mouth, providing an alternative for those who have difficulty swallowing pills, allowing quicker absorption and faster relief.

      Zomig 5mg Nasal Spray

      ● How it Helps: This nasal spray form of Zolmitriptan provides fast relief by being absorbed through the nasal membrane directly into the bloodstream.
      ● Benefits: Ideal for those who struggle with oral medication. It can be especially useful for migraine sufferers who experience nausea or vomiting, making it difficult to take oral medication.

      Zolmitriptan 2.5mg (Generic Zomig) Tablets

      ● How it Helps: Similar to the orodispersible version, these tablets help relieve migraine by constricting blood vessels around the brain, easing migraine symptoms.
      ● Benefits: Lower dosage tablets can be beneficial for individuals seeking to manage their symptom relief with a lower dose of medication, which might reduce the potential for side effects.

      These medications are generally used as needed for migraine attacks and are effective at reducing the intensity of headaches and other migraine symptoms.

    • Prevention Strategies

      Some effective prevention strategies which can significantly reduce the frequency and severity of migraines include:

      ● Medication: These include beta-blockers, anti-seizure medications, certain antidepressants, and CGRP inhibitors. Each has its specific function, from stabilizing brain chemicals to reducing inflammation that can lead to migraine.
      ● Lifestyle Modifications: Regular physical activity like walking, swimming, or cycling can help reduce the frequency of migraines. It’s essential to start any new exercise regimen gradually, as intense exercise might trigger migraines.
      ● Dietary Adjustments: Some nutrients and supplements have been shown to help prevent migraines. These include magnesium, riboflavin (Vitamin B2), and Coenzyme Q10. Maintaining a balanced diet and possibly integrating these supplements might help, but you should consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement.
      ● Stress Management: Stress is a common trigger for migraines. Techniques for stress management, such as relaxation practices, regular physical activity, and sufficient rest, can be very beneficial. Mindfulness meditation, yoga, and biofeedback are examples of methods that help manage stress.
      ● Sleep Hygiene: Consistent, high-quality sleep is crucial. Disruptions in sleep patterns can trigger migraines, so maintaining a regular sleep schedule is important.
      ● Avoid Known Triggers: If specific foods or environmental factors trigger your migraines, avoiding these can help. Keeping a migraine diary can be useful to track what precipitates your migraines and help you avoid these triggers.