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Antiemetic drugs to give before analgesic medication

Metoclopramide and prochloroerazine

2

For insomnia and migraine

Sedative/hypnotic: diazepam or tamazepam

Tranquilizer: Thorazine

3

Breaking prolonged migraine

Prednisone taper can help break the cycle, taper over 2-3 weeks

4

Preventive treatment: SSRI's

Fluoxetine

Escitalopram

Sertraline

5

Preventive treatment: MAOI's

Phenelzine

6

Preventive treatment:

TCA's

Amitriptyline

Nortriptyline

7

Preventive treatment:

Muscle relaxants

Tizanidine

8

Preventive treatment:

Causes retina issues

Methysergide

9

Preventive treatment for cluster HA (big 3)

Ca channel blocker (verapamil)

Anticonvulsant (ex. Valproic acid)

Lithium

10

Trigeminal neuralgia treatment

Carbamazepine or oxcarbamazepine

11

SUNCT syndrome treatment

Lamotrigine

Stabbing electrical HA in periorbital region

12

Paroxysmal hemicrania

Similar to cluster HA, but shorter duration and increased frequency

Indomethacin -> very responsive to it