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What are prophylactic medications for migraine headaches?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Several families
Prophylactic medications include Tricyclic antidepressants, most commonly amitriptyline Anticonvulsants such as Topiramate and Depakote Beta blockers such as Inderal Antihistamines such as Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride).

In brief: Several families
Prophylactic medications include Tricyclic antidepressants, most commonly amitriptyline Anticonvulsants such as Topiramate and Depakote Beta blockers such as Inderal Antihistamines such as Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride).
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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In brief: See below
Propranalol, timolol, divalproex, topiramate, tricyclic antidepressants, indomethacin, naproxen, lithium, methysergide, and otc riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, coq-10.
Talk to your doctor about which might be best for you.

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Propranalol, timolol, divalproex, topiramate, tricyclic antidepressants, indomethacin, naproxen, lithium, methysergide, and otc riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, coq-10.
Talk to your doctor about which might be best for you.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: Several
Topiramate, certain beta blockers(not all penetrate the blood brain barrier) and verapamil are the mainstays to date.

In brief: Several
Topiramate, certain beta blockers(not all penetrate the blood brain barrier) and verapamil are the mainstays to date.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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