Wife in hospital with severe Migraine; what to ask Dr. to try?

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    My wife is in the hospital for a sever migraine they done mri after mri is they any thing I can ask the doc to try cause med not working and they don't tell me thing. Mike.

     

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    Dear Mike;

     

    There are several IV treatments that can be used for a Migraine that isn't reacting to medications. You can find information on the in IV Treatment of Refractory Migraines. Often, a simple IV infusion of magnesium sulfate will stop the Migraine. If this doesn't work, there are several other medications listed in our article.

     

    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

     

     

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Published On: January 27, 2014