TITLE

Review: Anticonvulsants are better than placebo for reducing the frequency of migraine attacks

AUTHOR(S)
Chronicle, E.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that anticonvulsants are better than placebo for reducing the frequency of migraine attacks. Studies were selected if they were randomized controlled trials that compared anticonvulsants given regularly during headache-free intervals in adults greater than 18 years of age with placebo, no intervention, other drug treatments or behavioral or physical therapies. Headache frequency, headache index measures and adverse events. The most common adverse events were nausea.
ACCESSION #
15851794

 

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