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What other medications are used for treating migraine headaches?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Many
If caught early enough Excedrin or alive or Ibuprofen may help.
If these meds do not work then medications like Imitrex (sumatriptan) or other medications in the same class should help.

In brief: Many
If caught early enough Excedrin or alive or Ibuprofen may help.
If these meds do not work then medications like Imitrex (sumatriptan) or other medications in the same class should help.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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In brief: Several choices
To stop headaches, triptans and ergotamines, also otc dolovent, or excedrin migraine (if still available).
To prevent, prescription meds, propranalol, timolol, valproex, topiramate, (also, consider tricyclics, calcium channel blockers, naproxen, indomethacin, and rarely, lithium). Might look at riboflavin, butterbur, co-q-10, feverfew for otc approaches.

In brief: Several choices
To stop headaches, triptans and ergotamines, also otc dolovent, or excedrin migraine (if still available).
To prevent, prescription meds, propranalol, timolol, valproex, topiramate, (also, consider tricyclics, calcium channel blockers, naproxen, indomethacin, and rarely, lithium). Might look at riboflavin, butterbur, co-q-10, feverfew for otc approaches.
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