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How Well Do Know Your Migraine Medications?

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Question 1 of 7

Abortive medications are...

  • Aopioid medications that treat the pain of a Migraine attack.
  • Bmedications that work in the brain to stop the Migrainous process.
  • Cmedications taken to stop Migraines from occurring in the first place.

Question 2 of 7

Analgesic medications are...

  • Aover-the-counter medication for the relief of pain that works to increase the patient's pain threshold, decreasing the sensation of pain.
  • Bmedications to reduce nausea.
  • Cmedications used to produce sedation for surgery.
  • Dany medication for the relief of pain that works to increase the patient's pain threshold, decreasing the sensation of pain.

Question 3 of 7

Rescue medications are...

  • Amedications taken to stop a Migraine.
  • Bmedications for the nausea that can accompany a Migraine.
  • Cmedications taken when your "first-line" medications fail.

Question 4 of 7

Preventive medications are...

  • Ataken daily to reduce the frequency and severity of Migraine attacks.
  • Btaken when you get a Migraine to keep it from getting worse.
  • Ctaken on days you think you're going to get a Migraine.

Question 5 of 7

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

  • Aimmediately.
  • Bin one week.
  • Cin six to 12 months.
  • Ddifferently depending on the type of medication.

Question 6 of 7

Medications used for headache and Migraine prevention are...

  • Alimited to four medications approved by the FDA for prevention.
  • Bnot limited to those approved by the FDA, and there are many of them.
  • Cnot limited to those approved by the FDA, but there are only a few.

Question 7 of 7

Triptans are...

  • Asometimes used for the prevention of menstrually triggered Migraines.
  • Bwidely used as Migraine preventives.
  • Cnever used as Migraine preventives.
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