Oxymatrine WORKS, But Horrendous Migraines

tdog333

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I've been on and off Equilibrant and Oxymatrine (Alternative Medicine Solutions bottle) for about 4 years now. I am extremely lucky in the fact that it works well for me.

I was taking the max dose for a couple of years and getting daily crippling migraines and could not figure out what was going on. I finally linked these migraines to equilibrant(more specifically oxymatrine) and tried to wean off.

I start getting CFS and Fibro symptoms once I am off oxymatrine too long, but when I take it again i get these horrendous half-a-week long migraines which my migraine prescription will barely touch.

Any idea why oxymatrine is giving me such horrible migraines? Any suggestions on other things that might help since I respond so well to oxymatrine?
 

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I want to try Oxymatrine too but have to get through a rough spot right now before I do. I hope you get some answers that help.

I was going to say Excedrine which has the acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine. That used to get my migraines to budge but the aspirin usually upset my stomach and makes me feel worse (kinda toxic) the next day. So it's a bit of a trade off. Still migraines are horrible.

Candied ginger also sometimes works and helps with the nausea.

Sudafed (the old version) but in a kid's dose sometimes works for me as well. (Can cause high blood pressure.)

Valerian worked once--probably as a muscle relaxant.

Also I like End Pain taken at the same time as the old version of This. That also worked great for me. Unfortunately, they changed the formula and added Glucosamin, Condroitin, and MSM which I can't have. But the last 4 ingredients together worked well for me with the End Pain.

Of course, that's a lot of herbals. I worry sometimes that combining so many could potentially be just as dangerous as combining medications or combining herbals with medications. I don't know how the Oxymatrine would interact with these so I would use caution with whatever you try.**

If none of the above work, then I usually just have to go and try to sleep the headache away.

**Even though I've listed all these, I've never taken all of these together. I just wanted to list them here because they have worked some over the years.)
 

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Okay, so I'm having a migraine today and tried my version of the Excedrine--aspirin, acetaminophen, and caffeine since I have no Excedrine in the house. I also tried the ginger for the nausea.

They do help a bit but then I remembered one other thing I tried once before when I was feeling so toxic and that was an Artichoke/Milk Thistle capsule I have that supports liver and gall bladder and seems to help those organs detox me better.

Well I took one of those today and did start to feel halfway better a short time later. The first time I used it months ago, it took the migraine away in about 1/2 hour. It didn't do that this time. I still have the headache several hours later. Currently, it is much less severe but still unpleasant.

As always my muscles ache as well as though they are very toxic so I'll probably take a 2nd dose at supper.

Anyway, this got me to thinking about your situation. First the Equilibrant has artificial dyes in it so if you are using that they could be causing a problem but if like me, you are making your own formula, you could just possibly be experiencing die-off of all the viruses that Oxymatrine is said to work against. Die-off would make you more toxic and supporting your liver/gall bladder with herbals like the ones I mentioned (I think there are others as well) might help you with the headaches.

I think that would be a better idea anyway as the other things I mentioned before are just a band-aid approach whereas supporting the liver may get more to the root of this side effect you are experiencing.
 
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Hello tdog,

Thank you for an interesting post! Where do you get the oxymatrine, and how much is it roughly?

Do you know if one can take oxymatrine togehter with Valaciclovir (Lerner protocoll)?

Best regards

Johnny Minnesota