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Drugs for Treatment of Migraine
« on: May 08, 2017, 11:37:01 AM »
Migraine is a chronic disorder characterized by headache; and nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light and sound. The following drugs can be used for the treatment of migraine.

Almotriptan is a triptan, prescribed for acute migraine attacks. The medication results in the contraction of blood vessels surrounding the brain and also stops the release of substances that activates the pain.


Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It is also prescribed for migraine and nerve pain.

Aspirin and Oxycodone
Aspirin and Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. The drug decreases the substances that cause pain and inflammation.

Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine
Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine contains barbiturate, central nervous system stimulant, analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents, prescribed for relieving tension headaches.


Buclizine is an antihistamine, prescribed for motion sickness, migraine, nausea, and skin disorders.

Nahian Fyrose Fahim
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Department of Pharmacy
Daffodil International University