A COMPLETE REVIEW OF MIGRAINE


Balaji Ommurugan, Amita Priya, Laxminarayana Kurady Bairy

Abstract


Migraine characterized by recurrent headaches present with aura or without aura. Various treatment modalities ranging from 5-hydroxytryptamine 1B/1D agonists, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to steroids are available for acute treatment of migraine. Prophylaxis for chronic cases is usually with β blockers, calcium channel blockers, and antiepileptics. Even many nutraceutical preparations are helpful in migraine including riboflavin, vitamin b12. This review focuses on the newer agents available for treatment of migraine with some sight into their clinical trials.


Keywords


Headache, Nutraceutical, Prophylaxis, Triptans, Cortical spreading depression.

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About this article

Title

A COMPLETE REVIEW OF MIGRAINE

Keywords

Headache, Nutraceutical, Prophylaxis, Triptans, Cortical spreading depression.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.19207

Date

01-09-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 10 October 2017 Page: 57-62

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

Authors & Affiliations

Balaji Ommurugan
Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
India

Amita Priya
Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
India

Laxminarayana Kurady Bairy
Professor and chairperson, Department of pharmacology, RAK college of medical sciences, RAK medical and health science university, Ras Al Khaimah UAE.
India


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