Can Wellbutrin help control the frequency or intensity of classic Migraine?

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Can the drug Wellbutin help control either the frequency or the intensity of classic migraine? Barb.


Dear 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! _

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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