Use of Intravenous Valproic Acid for Acute Migraine

  title={Use of Intravenous Valproic Acid for Acute Migraine},
  author={Lawrence A Frazee and Kimberly C Foraker},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={403 - 407}
  • Lawrence A Frazee, Kimberly C Foraker
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • Objective: To review the literature regarding the use of intravenous valproic acid in aborting an acute migraine attack. Data Sources: A MEDLINE (1967–June 2007) and bibliographic search of the English-language literature was conducted using the search terms valproic acid and migraine disorders. Study Selection and Data Extraction: All articles indentified through the search were included. Data Synthesis: Divalproex sodium is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of… CONTINUE READING
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