DRUGS FOR MIGRAINE

1. During attack

a. Simple analgesics:

Paracetamol

Aspirin (low dose)

Metamizol

Codeine

b. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs):

Ibuprofen

Naproxen

Diclofenac

Mephenamic acid

c. Antiemetics:

Metoclopramide

Domperidone

Prochlorperazine

Promethazine

d. Ergot alkaloids:

Ergotamine

Dihydroergotamine (DHE)

e. Selective 5-HT IB/IDreceptor agonists:

Sumatriptan

Rizatriptan

Zolmitriptan

Naratriptan

Frovatriptan

 

2. For prophylaxis of attacks

Propranolol (other β  blockers)

Amitriptyline (also other tricyclic antidepressants)

Flunarizine (also verapamil)

Valproic acid

Gabapentin

Topiramate

Methysergide

Cyproheptadine