Migraines are severe and debilitating headaches.

If you’ve already been diagnosed with migraines, then our medical team at Lemonaid Health can prescribe and ship three types of migraine medicines direct to your door.

Before you use our migraine service it’s important to read the information below about the treatment we offer and who we can and cannot help.

Are migraines common?

Yes, migraines are very common. Between 12-16% of the population suffer from migraines. Women are three times more likely than men to get migraines.

What are the symptoms of a migraine?

Everyone’s migraines are slightly different. Common symptoms include a headache that intensifies from a dull ache to throbbing pain, stomach pain or nausea, extreme sensitivity to light, sound or temperature, turning pale, dizziness, feeling tired (fatigue), congestion, being irritable. Migraine symptoms can last from hours to days.

Some people get an aura before or as part of the migraine, but not everyone.

How does migraine treatment work?

There are three different types of prescription-pills you can take to treat migraines.

Preventative migraine medicines

You take preventative medicines every day to decrease your chances of getting future migraines.

Preventative meds we prescribe:

Amitriptyline (Elavil)
Metoprolol (Lopressor)
Topiramate (Topamax)

Acute migraine medicines

You take these medicines as you soon as you experience migraine symptoms. The aim is to stop the migraine attack.

Acute meds we prescribe:

Sumatriptan (Imitrex)
Rizatriptan ( Maxalt)

Nausea medicines

You take these medicines if you know you get nausea or vomit from your migraine symptoms.

Nausea meds we prescribe:

Metoclopramide (Reglan)
Ondansetron (Zofran)
Ondansetron ODT (Zofran ODT)