Migraines can be managed
suffer from migraines. How can I manage them? tend to be most effective if taken at the first signs of a migraine attack, as this gives them time to absorb into your bloodstream and ease your headaches.
When taking over-the-counter painkillers, always make sure you read the instructions on the packaging and follow the dosage recommendations.
If ordinary painkillers are not helping to relieve your migraine symptoms, make an appointment to see your GP.
They may recommend taking painkillers in addition to a type of medication called a triptan and possibly anti-sickness medication. Triptan medicines are a specific painkiller for migraine headaches. They’re thought to work by reversing the changes in the brain that may cause migraine headaches.