Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
In patients with frequent and/or severe migraines^ are antihypertensive medications effective in reducing frequency or severity of migraines?

A number of antihypertensive medications are effective in migraine prophylaxis. The best data are for propranolol^ which will benefit one in four patients (over placebo).

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Publication Date: 2015-5-11
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 15:24:05