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Neurology - Pharm Brand Names + HA Summary

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Almotriptan
Axert
(Triptan)
Eletriptan
Relpax
(Triptan)
Rizatriptan
Maxalt
(Triptan)
Sumatriptan
Imitrex
(Triptan)
Ergotamine
Ergomar
(Ergot Alkaloid)
Dihydroergotamine
DHE 45 - IV
Migranal - Nasal

(Ergot Alkaloid)
Levodopa-Carbidopa
Sinemet
(DA precursor - DDC inhibitor)
Apomorphine
Apokyn
(DA Agonist)
Pramipexole
Mirapex
(DA Agonist)
Entacapone
Comtan
(COMT-inhibitor)
Rasagiline
Azilect
(MAO- B inhibitor)
Phenytoin
Dilantin
(Na channel blocker)
Fosphenytoin
Cerebryx
(Na channel blocker)
Carbamazepine
Tegretol
Carbatrol

(Na channel blocker)
Oxcarbazepine
Trileptal
(Na chanel blocker)
Lamotrigine
Lamictal
(Na channel blocker)
Zonisamide
Zonegram
(Module Na and Ca channels)
Valproic Acid
Depakene
(Na channel blocker)
Gabapentin
Neurontin
(Modulate Ca channels and enhance GABA activity)
Pregabalin
Lyrica
(Modulate Ca channels)
Topiramate
Topamax
(Na channel blocker + GABA potentiator + inhibit glutamate)
Ethosuximide
Zarontin
(Module Ca channels)
Levetiracetam
Keppra
(Modulate synaptic vesicle protein)
Migraine Abortives (MILD)
Mild - single/combo analgesics
Migraine Abortives (Outpatient)
Triptans
Antiemetics
Prescription combo
Opioids
Migraine Abortives (Inpatient)
Anti-emetic (metoclopramide)
NSAIDs (ketorolac)
Steroids (dexamethasone)
Ergotamine
Migraine Prophylactic
Propanaolol
Verapamil
TCA
SSRIs
Short-term NSAIDs
Anticonvulsants (Valproic acid, Carbamezepine)
Botox
Tension Type Abortive
1. SINGLE OTC analgesics
2. Analgesic + caffeine
avoid but you can then use
Butalbital (barbituate) -- caution with overuse HA
Tension Type Prophylactic
TCA (amitriptyline)
SSRI (Daloxetine)
Skeletal muscle relaxant
Botox into cranial nerves
Cluster Headache Abortives
1. Oxygen
2. SQ sumatriptan (imitrex)
Or....
Octeotrde
DHE IV
intranasal lidocaine
Cluster Headache Prophylatic
Verapamil
Lithium
Ergotamine
Steroids with taper
Nerve block