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Friday, February 19, 2010 Betty dotson, Community Member, asks

Q: Is name brand Midrin still available?

My local pharmacy says name brand Midrin is not made anymore, other pharmacies tell me that it is back-ordered.  Does anyone know the real situation?Generic Midrin does not help with my headaches!

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
2/21/10 3:01pm

Betty,

 

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No, Caraco is no longer making brand name Midrin. The medication is, however, available under the brand name Duradin, and some of our members have also been able to get a generic isometheptene/acetaminophen/dichloralphenazone.

 

Hope this helps!

 

Welcome again,

Teri

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Carol M., Community Member
2/22/10 12:23am

I also have been taking Midrin for many years. Why has the drug been discontinued? I am distressed to think that this reliable relief of migraine pain is no longer available. Is it available in any other country?

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
2/23/10 6:09pm

Carol,

 

No, Midrin will no longer be available anywhere.  I just posted about this and possible alternatives. Please take a look at Midrin for Migraine and Tension-Type Headache - Definitely Discontinued.

 

Teri

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amos, Community Member
7/19/11 11:44pm

I do take the generic form but my pharmacy told me that they can't get it either. I too have been on it for many years. I don't see how they can stop making something out of the blue when so many people take it. I have tried many many things and it was the only thing that worked. Imetrix was bragged up so much and It did nothing for mine. It's a rip off anyway because you only get 9 pills a month. I get more migraines than one or two in a month.

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Betty dotson, Community Member
2/23/10 5:44pm

I was finally able to talk with a representative of the Caraco Company which manufactured Midrin.  Midrin HAS been discontinued from their product line. How sad for those of us who depended on Midrin for relief from Migraine Headaches. Several generic brands are available. These have not helped in the past but guess I will give them a try again.

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
2/23/10 6:11pm

Betty,

 

I talked with someone at Caraco too and posted this today - Midrin for Migraine and Tension-Type Headache - Definitely Discontinued.

 

Teri

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Peachie, Community Member
6/10/10 6:57pm

Where can we get brand name Midrin in the Albuquerque area?

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
6/11/10 12:23pm

Peachie,


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You're not going to be able to get brand Midrin. It's not being made at all any longer. Please see Midrin for Migraine and Tension-Type Headache - Definitely Discontinued.

 

Teri

 

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By Betty dotson, Community Member— Last Modified: 07/19/11, First Published: 02/19/10