Acute therapy for migraine headaches

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The migraine attack is made up of phases, which include the prodrome, aura, and the headache itself. Not every migraineur experiences each phase. Each phase has its own distinct pathogenesis and its own unique acute therapy. The acute therapy for each phase of the migraine attack will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-187
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2006


  • Acute therapy
  • Aura
  • Migraine
  • Prodrome
  • Triptans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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