TITLE

Migraine relief

AUTHOR(S)
Wiener, Leonard; Newman, Richard J.
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/19/93, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that the first prescription drug that can ease the major symptoms of a migraine during an attack recently became available. The drug Imitrex; How the drug is used; Clinical study results; Cost; More.
ACCESSION #
9304130541

 

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