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Pharmacology

Pharmacology 44 Migraine

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What two classes of medications are used for migraines? abortive agents and prophylactic agents 477 (M2/41)
Triptans and Ergots work by stimulating the ______ ____ ________ which are located on the cranial vessels both inside and outside of the brain. serotonin 5-HT receptors 479 (M2/42)
___________ depress central vasomotor centers, constrict peripheral & cranial blood vessels, and reduce extracranial blood flow and decrease hyperperfusion of the basilar artery area. Ergotamine derivates 479 (M2/42)
A long-lasting headache that results from overuse of pain and/or migraine medications. Transformed migraine 478
Characterized by combination of vertigo, diplopia, dysarthria, tinnitus, decreased hearing, ataxia, simultaneous bilateral paresthesias, and altered consciousness. Basilar-type migraine 478
Characterized by both motor and sensory symptoms that are unlilateral and may last longer than the headache itself; this type is very rare. Hemiplegic migraine 478
The most common type of headache, usually is described as vise-like pressure associated with stress and/or fatique. Tension headache THA 478
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