Randomized, placebo-controlled evaluation of prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide for emergency department treatment of migraine headache.

@article{Coppola1995RandomizedPE,
  title={Randomized, placebo-controlled evaluation of prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide for emergency department treatment of migraine headache.},
  author={Marcello Coppola and Donald Yealy and Robert A Leibold},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={541-6}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the comparative efficacy of i.v. metoclopramide and prochlorperazine for the initial emergency department treatment of migraine headache. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING Military community hospital ED with an annual census of 75,000. PARTICIPANTS Seventy consenting adults from a convenience sample of patients presenting with migraine headache similar to that experienced in at least one prior episode. Exclusion… CONTINUE READING
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