Metoprolol v. clonidine in the prophylactic treatment of migraine.

@article{Louis1985MetoprololVC,
  title={Metoprolol v. clonidine in the prophylactic treatment of migraine.},
  author={Porcaro Louis and Jean Schoenen and Craig Wallace Hedman},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          159-65
        }
}
In a double-blind, cross-over trial, the migraine prophylactic effect of the beta 1-adrenoceptor antagonist metoprolol was compared with that of clonidine. The dosage of metoprolol was 50 mg b.i.d. and of clonidine 50 micrograms b.i.d. Thirty-one patients were included; twenty-three completed the entire study. Six patients withdrew during clonidine treatment, one during metoprolol treatment and one during the wash-out period (placebo). Metoprolol had a significantly better migraine prophylactic… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-9 OF 9 CITATIONS

Evidence-Based Treatments for Adults with Migraine.

  • Pain research and treatment
  • 2015
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES RESULTS

Optimizing prophylactic treatment of migraine: Subtypes and patient matching

  • Therapeutics and clinical risk management
  • 2008
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Similar Papers