Can the drug Wellbutin help control either the frequency or the intensity of classic migraine? Barb.
For some people, yes, Wellbutrin is a good Migraine preventive that can reduce both the frequency and intensity of Migraine with aura (formerly called classic Migraine).
If you’re interested, you can find a list of medications currently being used as Migraine preventives in _Migraine preventive medications - too many options to give up! _
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