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Injections and Oxygen

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#1 Mon, 16/02/2015 - 17:07
Last seen: 6 years 9 months ago
Joined: 12/02/2015 - 09:02

Injections and Oxygen

Hi all

I wonder if you can help me. I currently use sumartriptan nasal sprays that on a different post somebody kindly pointed out about injections and oxygen treatment. I have been in touch my doctor about both of these today and she has given me a prescription for the injections and we have discussed the oxygen.

She asked me a few questions about the oxygen including the amount that needs to be administered and how this should be done but I think these questions have all been answered on the HOOF forms which have been partially filled in. The only question I have is does the oxygen have a life as I am probably (hopefully!) coming to an end of a bout and I may not need the treatment for a few months. Does the oxygen need to be used within a short space of time? If so, I am probably better leaving it for a little while so that I have this ready for my next bout…

Many thanks in anticipation.


Tue, 17/02/2015 - 12:53
Last seen: 2 years 8 months ago
Joined: 26/02/2014 - 14:55

Hello mat,

i personally would be getting my oxygen to hand, you never know when you might need it, I use oxygen but I use the demand valve it is so much quicker to abort has the mask but I prefer the mouth piece I also have the imigrain injections

like Oxford garage who posted you earlier I have had episode cluster for almost 30 years ( 10 /12 )week bouts with now no other treatment other than above,  good luck.





Thu, 19/02/2015 - 10:15
Last seen: 1 week 4 days ago
Joined: 21/03/2012 - 15:16

Hello Matt

You will find that somewhere on the cylinders is a use by date, usually about three years hence.


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