Self-administered drug treatments for acute migraine headache

Gray RN, McCrory DC, Eberlein K, Westman EC, Hasselblad V
Record ID 32010001621
Authors' recommendations: Several self-administered drugs appear to be effective for the treatment of acute migraine. The inconclusive comparisons among classes of drugs and individual agents suggest that the choice among alternatives for the treatment of acute migraine may, for the present, depend more on side effects and contraindications than on data about efficacy.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 1999
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Self Administration
  • Migraine Disorders
Organisation Name: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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