Drug Treatment of Migraine

S. Evers, J. Áfra, A. Frese, P. J. Goadsby, M. Linde, A. May, P. S. Śndor

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 2010


  • Antiemetics in acute migraine attacks-for treating nausea and potential emesis
  • Databases-MEDLINE, Science Citation Index and the Cochrane Library
  • Drug treatment of migraine
  • Ergot alkaloids
  • Guidelines, evidence-based recommendations-for drug treatment of migraine attacks and migraine prophylaxis
  • Migraine attacks and migraine prophylaxis
  • Migraine in children and adolescents-ibuprofen, only analgesics with evidence of efficacy for acute migraine treatment in childhood and adolescents
  • Migraine prophylaxis-prophylactic drug treatment of migraine possible with several drugs
  • Triptans, very homogenous group of acute migraine drugs-with respect to efficacy, pharmacology and safety
  • Typical problem of attack treatment in migraine-headache recurrence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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Evers, S., Áfra, J., Frese, A., Goadsby, P. J., Linde, M., May, A., & Śndor, P. S. (2010). Drug Treatment of Migraine. In European Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition (Vol. 1, pp. 159-177). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444328394.ch10