A 46-year-old female asked:
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other than inderal (propranolol) what is a migraine preventative for intractable migraine? having trouble finding one to try.

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Beta blockers: you can try Atenolol or Metoprolol -- please discuss with your doctor about this meds
Answered on Mar 12, 2015
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Let's clarify: On multiple occasions, I have provided the list, and here it goes again: Prescription products include Topamax, (topiramate) Depakote, naproxen, calcium channel blockers, cyproheptadine, Botox. OTC items such as butterbur, feverfew, CoQ-10, magnesium, riboflavin. Discuss with your doctor.
Answered on May 25, 2016
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