What are prophylactic medications for the treatment of migraine headache?

Updated: Oct 01, 2021
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
  • Print

Prophylactic medications include the following:

  • Antiepileptic drugs

  • Beta blockers

  • Tricyclic antidepressants

  • Calcium channel blockers

  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

  • NSAIDs

  • Serotonin antagonists

  • Botulinum toxin

  • Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!