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Phenytoin (Dilantin)
anticonvulsants
SE: renal failure, 2 missed doses can lead to status epilepticus
Fosphenytoin (Cerebyx)
anticonvulsants - short-term use
Valproate Acid (Depakote)
anticonvulsants - absence seizures, migraines
Don't chew tablets!
lamotrigine (Lamictal)
anticonvulsants - treat partial seizures
Diazepam (Valium)
anticonvulsants - relieve anxiety, reduce seizure activity
Propranolol (Inderal)
beta blocker - used to treat vascular headaches (migraines)
Sumatriptan (Imitrex)
vascular headache suppressants - treats migraines
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
tricyclic antidepressants - used for chronic pain
Ergotamine
vascular headache suppressants - ergot alkaloids
used to treat migraines and cluster headaches
Dexamethasone (Decadron)
steroidal antiinflammatories