A migraine is a very strong headache that may last for hours or days. We offer several medications that reduce migraine symptoms.
Effective within 30-60 minutes
Multiple Treatment Types
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Reduces Pain and Nausea
What causes a migraine?
There are some risk factors that may mean you are more likely to get a migraine, these include genetics, gender, high-stress levels and smoking. Different triggers that can bring on a migraine however, it is not entirely known what causes a migraine.
How long do migraines last?
There are four stages that may occur when you have a migraine. These stages always occur in chronological order but won't be present for every person who experiences a migraine. A migraine can last anywhere between 8 and 72 hours.
According to NICE, there are approximately 6 million people in the UK who suffer from migraines. Prevalence has been reported as between 5-25% in women.
According to the NICE, the prevalence of migraines in men is recorded between 2-10% in the UK.
“There are a variety of ways to treat migraines. Some people find relief with over-the-counter pain medications, while others need prescription-strength drugs. In some cases, alternative therapies such as acupuncture or massage may be helpful.
For people who experience frequent or severe migraines, preventive treatments may be recommended. These can include medications to reduce the frequency of migraines, as well as lifestyle changes such as stress management!”
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Fill out a quick and simple online consultation form to find out what products you are eligible for.
Once you have completed your consultation and selected your treatment, you can securely checkout online.
You will then receive your order the next working day using our express next-day courier service, dispensed from one of our verified GhPC partner pharmacies in the UK.
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Are there any chronic migraine treatments?
Chronic migraines are defined as having at least 15 headache days a month with 8 of those days also including migraine symptoms, this will also last for more than 3 months. There are lifestyle changes that can lessen the likelihood of chronic migraines, however, preventative medications can also reduce the number of headaches.
Can migraine medication provide instant relief?
Painkillers can lessen the painful symptoms of a migraine but will need to be absorbed into the bloodstream to begin working. It is advised to take a painkiller at the first signs of a migraine so that it will be able to ease you into the symptoms.
How long does it take to receive my order?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel.
How is the medication packaged?
All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
Can I return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
What is the strongest migraine medication?
For those who suffer migraines, over-the-counter medications such as paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen can work to reduce symptoms. They work best when taken at the first sign of a migraine. Stronger medications may be prescribed if these are not able to effectively reduce symptoms. A triptan is a stronger medication that can treat migraines, it causes a narrowing of the blood vessels to the brain which should lessen the pain.
What are the types of migraines?
The different types of migraines are:
Migraine with aura
Migraine without aura
Migraine with brainstem aura
Cyclical vomiting syndrome
Medical overuse headache
What is an online consultation?
An online consultation checks if you are eligible to purchase the product. Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
When will my order be delivered?
If you have placed an order before 14:00 Monday to Friday, you will receive the order the next day.
Can I cancel my order?
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.
Can I order this if I am under 18 years old?
No, we do not accept orders from individuals under 18. All orders must be placed by adults only.