Intramuscular tramadol vs. diclofenac sodium for the treatment of acute migraine attacks in emergency department: a prospective, randomised, double–blind study

@inproceedings{Engindeniz2005IntramuscularTV,
  title={Intramuscular tramadol vs. diclofenac sodium for the treatment of acute migraine attacks in emergency department: a prospective, randomised, double–blind study},
  author={Zulfi Engindeniz and Celalettin Demircan and Necdet Karli and Erol Armağan and Mehtap Bulut and Teoman Aydin and Mehmet Zarifoğlu},
  booktitle={The Journal of Headache and Pain},
  year={2005}
}
The aim of this prospective, randomised, double–blind study was to evaluate the efficacy of intramuscular (IM) tramadol 100 mg in emergency department treatment of acute migraine attack and to compare it with that of IM diclofenac sodium 75 mg. Forty patients who were admitted to our emergency department with acute migraine attack according to the International Headache Society criteria were included in the study. Patients were randomised to receive either tramadol 100 mg (n=20) or diclofenac… CONTINUE READING