Chronic Side Ache

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Imitrex successful for Migraines, but new aches, heat, and hot flashes?

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I have been taking Imitrex for about 20 yrs. with very good results. In the last five yrs or so, after taking the Imitrex, I get body aches and joint pain. I also get sensations of heat, that feel like hot flashes. Is this normal? I am now 65 yrs old. Thank you, Louise.


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Dear Louise;


Without examining you and perhaps seeing the results of an EKG, we can't really say if these reactions are "normal." We have patients older than you who continue...

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