And an old standby might help prevent headache from starting up, report finds. A drug under development could help patients with migraines, while an existing epilepsy drug might prevent the headaches from developing in the first place, new research suggests.
The report, published April 21 in The Lancet, examines the migraine drug telcagepant, which is not yet available, and topiramate (Topamax), an epilepsy drug sometimes used to treat migraines when they occur.
Telcagepant relieves pain in a similar way to the drugs known as triptans that are used to treat migraine. Read More ...
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