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Medications and their effectiveness

Please rate the effectiveness of the following based on your personal experience.

Rough Guide:
1 = Did nothing to help
5 = Usually Got rid of or successfully prevented an attack, or shortened it a lot
10 = Got rid of or successfully prevented an attack almost every time

Imigran Injection
Imigran Nasal
Imigran Tablet
Verapmil
Deseril
Prednisone
Naratriptan
Rizatriptan
Frovatriptan
Relpax
Acupuncture
Oxygen
Lidocaine
Dihydroergotamine
Methoxyflurane
Phenylpropanolamine
Hot/cold compress
Methysergide
Lithium
Maxalt
Amerge
Zomig
Ergotamine tablets
Cafergot
Topamax
DHE injections
Migranal nasal spray
Stadol nasal spray
Narcotics
Herbal remedies
 

Current Results:

Rough Guide:
1 = Did nothing to help
5 = Usally Got rid of or sucessfully prevented an attack, or shortened it a lot
10 = Got rid of or sucessfully prevented an attack almost every time

Drug   score /10   votes  
Imigran-injection: 5.80 111
Oxygen 5.74 231
Topamax 4.70 47
Imigran-nasal spray:      4.69 187
Narcotics 4.43 96
Prednisone 4.27 183
DHE injections 4.00 23
Cafergot 4.08 116
Rizatriptan: 3.66 41
Imigran-tablet: 3.65 232
Zomig 3.57 67
Relpax: 3.32 37
Verapmil: 3.40 169
Dihydroergotamine 3.19 47
Hot/cold compress 3.19 253
Deseril: 3.01 97
Methysergide 3.22 36
Lidocaine 3.15 34
Ergotamine tablets 2.90 93
Lithium 2.54 56
Acupuncture: 2.19 127
Naratriptan: 2.41 37
Herbal remedies 2.07 104
Migranal nasal spray 2.00 45
Frovatriptan: 1.56 16
Phenylpropanolamine 1.71 14
Amerge 1.29 14

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