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What are the 4 names for stimulants that are commonly used?
amphetamine, methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, dexmethylphetamine
DA uptake inhibitor? Used for excessive daytime sleepiness
sodium oxybate
used in narcolepsy
MOA: gamma-hydroxybutyrate
What is a migraine?
Unilateral, pulsatile/throbbing, nausea/vomiting, interruptions, 4-72 hours
Presence of prodrome/aura distiguishes
pathophys of migraine?
neurogenic inflammation (?)
what to prescribe in migraine is symptoms not severe and no vomiitng?
what to use in treatment of severe migraine?
triptans or dihydroergotamine
tryptans mech?
5HT receptor agonists; inhibit NT release
when to use/not use tryptans?
best in combo with NSAIDs, contraindicated in persons w/ coronary disease
can be combined with antiemetics
migraine preventative therapy
beta blockers, antiepileptic (valproate, topiramate), TCA, behavioral therapies are effective (relax... etc)