It's confusing. Some doctors tell us to take Migraine abortive medications such as the triptans early in a Migraine attack -- during the aura if you get auras. Others say triptans won't work taken that early, to wait for the headache phase to begin.
So, for those of us with Migraine with aura, when IS it best to take triptans? When the aura starts? When the pain starts? Does it even make a difference.
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