Monday, April 10, 2017

Treatment of migraine headaches mnemonic

Hello! Here's a short post on treatment of migraines!

Treatment of acute migraine attacks mnemonic: NSAiDs

N: NSAIDS like Naproxen, S, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Diclofenac

S: Sumatriptan (And other Triptans such as rizatriptan, eletriptan, almotriptan, zolmitriptan, naratriptan, and frovatriptan)

AiDs: Antiemetic/dopamine receptor antagonists: Chlorpromazine, prochlorperazine, and metoclopramide

Ds: Dihydroergotamine and ergot derivatives

Prophylaxis of migraine mnemonic: ABC

Antidepressants: Amitriptyline and venlafaxine

Beta blockers: Metoprolol, propranolol, and timolol

AntiConvulsants: Valproate and topiramate

Calcium channel blockers (less effective): Verapamil, Flunarizine

That's all!
-IkaN

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