Medicine – MCQ 164 – Drugs for prophylaxis of migraine

Which of the following drugs is useful in prophylaxis of migraine?
A. Propranolol
B. Sumatriptan
C. Domperidone
D. Ergotamine

Correct answer : A. Propranolol

Drugs for prophylaxis of migraine:

  • Beta antagonists – propranalol, timolol
  • Anti epileptics – Valproate
  • Antidepressants – amitryptiline, nortryptiline
  • MOA inhibitors – phenelzine
  • Serotonergic agents – methysergide, cyproheptadine
  • Misc – verapamil

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