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Migraine physiology
central- a dorsal raphe nucleus trigger, inhibited by GABA
also sterile inflammation of internal carotid follows- exacerbated by 5HA-2, inhibited by %HA-1
??cerebral oligemia (too little blood) and spreading depression of Lao??
Incidental management of migraine at home (3)
which is injectable?
Excedrin- 59% good outcome
midrin
triptans (sumatriptan is injectable)
prevention of frequent migraine (4)
propranolol
amitriiptyline
valproate
gabapentin
emergency room management of migraine (4)
sumatriptan injection
dihydroergotamine
metoclopramide (nausea)
steroids
no Narcotics
gradual onset ha, less severe, suboccipital, pressure sensation, lasts hours to days
tension headache