Schizophrenia Drug Reduces Migraine Severity

An atypical antipsychotic used to treat
schizophrenia may also serve as a rescue medication in patients with
status migrainosus. The findings were published in The Neurohospitalist.1
Patients diagnosed as having status
migrainosus have migraine symptoms that last longer than 72 hours, and
are typically treated with acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,
and caffeine as first-line treatments, and triptans, ketorolac,
prochlorperazine, or metoclopramide as second-line treatments. When
those treatments fail, physicians have turned to neuroleptics and other
drugs, including dopaminergic antagonists.2-4
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my sister gets terrible migraines shes tried every treatment including botox and everything , EVERYTHING. takes like 5 different medications and still gets migraines once every week or 2

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Interesting. What antipsychotic was it?

‘Fat, sick and nearly dead’ - Full Movie. Skip ahead to 37:30 to see someone being cured of migraines by drinking freshly squeezed juices daily.

Its geodon, right? That’s why my doctor prescribed it and it works great! I also take amitriptyline for migraines.

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Never noticed much of a difference on a AP with my migraines.