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Migraine without Aura (Common Migraine) Summary

Description: Recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches, not preceded or accompanied by an aura, in attacks lasting 4-72 hours. It is characterized by PAIN of moderate to severe intensity; aggravated by physical activity; and associated with NAUSEA and / or PHOTOPHOBIA and PHONOPHOBIA. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

Also Known As: Common Migraine; Migraine, Common; Common Migraines; Migraines, Common

Networked: 381 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 80 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Migraine without Aura

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propranolol (Inderal) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results : FDA 158 Generic
  2. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results : FDA 51 Generic
  3. Sumatriptan (Imigran) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : FDA 32 Generic
  4. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 1
  5. Timolol (Blocadren) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 56 Generic
  6. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 39 Generic
  7. Flunarizine : 1 outcome 5 studies in 18 results : IBA
  8. Naproxen (Naprosyn) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 5 results : FDA 40 Generic
  9. Dihydroergotamine (Agit) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 5 Generic
  10. Sodium : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Migraine without Aura

  1. Migraine with Aura (Familial Hemiplegic Migraine)
  2. Headache (Headaches)
  3. Migraine Disorders (Migraine)
  4. Epilepsy (Aura)
  5. Migraine without Aura (Common Migraine)
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Key Therapies for Migraine without Aura

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  1. Ear Acupuncture : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results
  2. Contraception (Birth Control) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  3. Lasers (Laser) : 4 studies in 6 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 3 results
  5. Gas Lasers : 1 study in 1 result
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