ugh..migraine i can't take it anymore

Ashley - posted on 06/15/2015 ( 1 mom has responded )

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i have had migraines. all my life and have tried everything. i recently discovered i the ones i have now are stress related but cant.get.rid of my stress(kids lol) so my dr. prescribed me imitrex. im also taking welbutrin and breastfeeding my beautiful baby boy. has any mom taken imitrex and breastfed there baby? im nervous. also cuz of the side effects...help do what do i do

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Valoree - posted on 06/16/2015

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I did take a medicine close to imitrex that also had sumatriptan and ended up not being able to breastfeed as much because my doctor said I had to wait 24 hrs till I could breastfeed after taking the meds. I had to pump for those 24 hrs and throw it out, which sucked. I would just say to pump as much as possible and after taking the medicine you can use the milk that you already pumped. I ended up not being able to breast feed as long as I would have liked because of the migraine medicine and pumping wasn't always successful for me. If you doctor isn't worried about the imitrex then maybe your okay, but I would double check on that

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