A complete review of migraine

Ommurugan Balaji, D. Amita Priya, Kurady Laxminarayana Bairy

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Migraine characterized by recurrent headaches present with aura or without aura. Various treatment modalities ranging from 5-hydroxytryptamine 1B/1D agonists, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to steroids are available for acute treatment of migraine. Prophylaxis for chronic cases is usually with β blockers, calcium channel blockers, and antiepileptics. Even many nutraceutical preparations are helpful in migraine including riboflavin, vitamin b12. This review focuses on the newer agents available for treatment of migraine with some sight into their clinical trials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-62
Number of pages6
JournalAsian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2017
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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