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Flashcards in 19 - Headache in Children Deck (7):
1

What is effective for prophylaxis in kids?

amitriptyline and notriptyline

2

When is preventative therapy appropriate?

when headaches are occurring > 4 times/month or significantly affecting life

3

how long do migraines typically last?

2-72 hours duration

4

What is the only triptan HC approved for kids aged 12-18

almotriptan

5

What triptan has the best evidence in kids?

nasal sumatriptan

6

For prophylaxis:
Only _____ was deemed effective based on evidence

flunarizine

7

For prophylaxis:
____ is off-label

topiramate

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