PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

How can drugs help with treating migraine headache?

ANSWER

Drugs for migraine headaches can relieve the pain and symptoms of a migraine attack and help prevent further migraine attacks.

From: Migraine Headache Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."  

Journal of the American Medical Association, June 24, 2009. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Migraine Information Page." 

News release, NuPathe Inc.

Migraine Treatments from eMedicineHealth.

News release, FDA.

MedlinePlus. 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 14, 2019

SOURCES:

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."  

Journal of the American Medical Association, June 24, 2009. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Migraine Information Page." 

News release, NuPathe Inc.

Migraine Treatments from eMedicineHealth.

News release, FDA.

MedlinePlus. 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 14, 2019

NEXT QUESTION:

Which drugs are used to treat nausea from migraine headaches?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.