[New anti-migraine drugs used in the treatment of children and adolescents].

@article{Klimek1977NewAD,
  title={[New anti-migraine drugs used in the treatment of children and adolescents].},
  author={Andrzej Klimek and E P{\'o}źniak-Patewicz},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={1977},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          657-60
        }
}
In recent years a number of new preparations from the group of antiserotonin agents (including cyproheptadine and carbazochrome) as well as beta-adrenergic blocking agents (propranolol) and clonidine have been introduced for prevention of migraine and similar headaches. The efficiency of these drugs was studied in a group of 9 selected cases--adolescents with severe migraine refractory to other methods of treatment. In 7 cases the improvement was noted. The results were compared with own… CONTINUE READING