Which medications are possibly effective for migraine prevention according to AAN and AHS guidelines?

Updated: Oct 21, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

The following medications are possibly effective and may be considered for migraine prevention (level C recommendation):

  • ACE inhibitors: lisinopril

  • Angiotensin receptor blockers: candesartan

  • α-Agonists: clonidine, guanfacine

  • AEDs: carbamazepine

  • β-Blockers: nebivolol, pindolol


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