What types of prophylactic medications are typically used for migraine?

Migraine FAQs: What types of prophylactic medications are typically used for migraine?

Many different types of medications may be used to treat migraine including:

  • Over-the-counter migraine medicine or pain killers
  • Anti-convulsants
  • Anti-depressants
  • Beta blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Serotonin antagonists
  • Others: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, riboflavin, magnesium, feverfew and Botox