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Migraine Prevention (Migraine Prophylaxis) Medications

Definition of Migraine Prevention:

Measures taken to prevent migraine headaches, a type of headache that some people get repeatedly over time.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Migraine Prevention

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Migraine Prevention. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
amlodipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
15 reviews
   
10
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
1 review
   
10
metoprolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
3 reviews
   
9.7
lisinopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
13 reviews
   
9.4
olmesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin receptor blockers
1 review
   
9.3
nortriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
77 reviews
   
8.7
onabotulinumtoxinA systemic (Pro, More...)
class: skeletal muscle relaxants
23 reviews
   
8.7
baclofen systemic (Pro, More...)
class: skeletal muscle relaxants
8 reviews
   
8.6
valproic acid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
8.5
amitriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
153 reviews
   
8.1
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
81 reviews
   
8.1
nadolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
12 reviews
   
8.1
zonisamide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
12 reviews
   
8.0
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
7.7
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
3 reviews
   
7.6
verapamil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
24 reviews
   
7.5
pregabalin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs
8 reviews
   
7.1
phenelzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
2 reviews
   
7.0
atenolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
9 reviews
   
6.9
riboflavin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: vitamins
3 reviews
   
6.8
topiramate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
249 reviews
   
6.7
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
2 reviews
   
6.6
divalproex sodium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
49 reviews
   
6.3
timolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
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nifedipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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candesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin receptor blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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captopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
0 reviewsNot rated
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acebutolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers, group II antiarrhythmics
0 reviewsNot rated
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nimodipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for Migraine Prevention

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Migraine Prevention. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Migraine Prevention.

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