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Chronic migraine, having bouts during stress, cold with spells of dizziness, sweating. Taking vesograine. Which medicine without side effects can I take?

hi doctor, i am 35year lady i am having migraine since 14 years old, doctor priscribed me to go for vesograine. now i come to know that is not safe, is it so. actully the migraine comes once in 2 or 3 months or when ever i get stress or so much of cold etc and that time i am feeling that i didnt have controle on my mind and present, that time whatever moving around me it makes me fell that i have saw that somewhere in the past or it may be going to happen in future, also i am getting so much of swetting at that time only after 2 min ill be ok but i need to take rest for 15 min. please help me what shell i do is it migraine onstead of vesograinewhich i need to take. thanku
Asked On : Mon, 14 May 2012
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it seems from the history that you are having chronic migraine precipitated by stress.
You are on treatment with vasograin.
Vasograin is a ergot alkaloid and it is used during acute attack. Since it is a potent vasoconstrictor it has to be used carefully.
Since you are having repeated attacks of the migraine, you need to use prophylactic drugs to prevent the acute attacks of migraine. The common prophylactic drugs used are flunarizine or beta blockers like propranolol.
Hence I advice you to consult your doctor for prescription of drugs.

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