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Migraine/ Ner Sys

ch 17, therapeutic agents for the nervous system - pharm tech

migraine headaches are episodic; severity, frequency, and cause vary from person to person; cause nausea, pain, and light sensitivity
NSAIDs or combination analgesics first line of defense for mild to moderate migraines, i.e. ibuprofen or Fioricet (acetaminophen, caffeine, and butalbital)
triptans antimigraine agents; used for treatment of migraines when NSAIDs aren't effective
Imitrex sumatriptan
Relpax eletriptan
Axert almotriptan
Frova frovatriptan
Maxalt rizatriptan
Zomig zolmitriptan
Fioricet butalbital, acetaminophen, and caffeine
Phrenilin butalbital and acetaminophen
Created by: DbaileyC



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