Intramuscular prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide as single-agent therapy for the treatment of acute migraine headache.

@article{Jones1996IntramuscularPV,
  title={Intramuscular prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide as single-agent therapy for the treatment of acute migraine headache.},
  author={Jeffrey Jones and Simon Mistriel Pack and Elaine W. Chun},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          262-4
        }
}
To compare the efficacy of intramuscular prochlorperazine and metoclopramide in the short-term treatment of migraine headache in the emergency department 86 eligible adult patients with moderate to severe migraine headache were evaluated prospectively at a university-affiliated community hospital. After randomization, each subject received a 2-mL intramuscular injection of sterile saline, prochlorperazine (10 mg), or metoclopramide (10 mg). No other analgesics were administered during the 60… CONTINUE READING
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