How Well Do Know Your Migraine Medications?

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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Abortive medications are...
  1. 0 opioid medications that treat the pain of a Migraine attack.
  2. 1 medications that work in the brain to stop the Migrainous process.
  3. 0 medications taken to stop Migraines from occurring in the first place.
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  1. Abortive medications are...

    Correct Answer: medications that work in the brain to stop the Migrainous process.

  2. Analgesic medications are...

    Correct Answer: any medication for the relief of pain that works to increase the patient's pain threshold, decreasing the sensation of pain.

  3. Rescue medications are...

    Correct Answer: medications taken when your "first-line" medications fail.

  4. Preventive medications are...

    Correct Answer: taken daily to reduce the frequency and severity of Migraine attacks.

  5. You will begin to see results from preventive medications...

    Correct Answer: differently depending on the type of medication.

  6. Medications used for headache and Migraine prevention are...

    Correct Answer: not limited to those approved by the FDA, and there are many of them.

  7. Triptans are...

    Correct Answer: sometimes used for the prevention of menstrually triggered Migraines.