List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Migraine. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Migraine
Almotriptan is a triptan, prescribed for acute migraine attacks. The medication results in the contraction of blood vessels surrounding the brain and also stops the release of substances that activates the pain.
Flupirtine is a non-opioid, non-NSAID painkiller (analgesic).
It is used for the treatment of acute and chronic pain like post-traumatic pain, post-surgical pain, headache and menstrual cramps.
It acts through a different mechanism as compared to opioid and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) painkillers.
Naratriptan is a triptan drug (Abortive medication) prescribed for migraine. It results in the contraction of blood vessels surrounding the brain and also stops the release of substances that activate the pain.
Phenazone, also called antipyrine, is used
Orally to reduce fever and pain in conditions like migraine.
As ear drops, as a pain reliever and a local anesthetic:
For the treatment of ear ache caused by an acute inflammation of the middle ear (acute otitis media) in a combination with other medications
Along with benzocaine before ear wax removal to facilitate the removal of the earwax, and after the removal to dry the external ear canal and relieve any discomfort
Sumatriptan is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound and light). It narrows blood vessels in the brain and by stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain.
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