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Biomed Res Int. Low incidence of side effects. Canadian Headache Society: Weak recommendation, high quality evidence: While there is high quality evidence that flunarizine 10 mg per day is effective for migraine prophylaxis, a weak recommendation was made because treatment is often limited by side effects, including depression and weight gain.
Flunarizine can be ordered through many online Canadian pharmacies. Patients require prescription. Rob Cowan: love flunarizine. I use it quite a bit in this setting.
Start at 5 mg and go to 10 if necessary. It is very well tolerated in my experience, and pretty damned effective.
Nimodipine is also good, but if nicardipine dropped her pressure, I suspect Nimotop will too. Although the evidence that candesartan provides a reduction in migraine frequency is limited, one good randomized trial supports its use and side effects of treatment are minimal.
Need to up titrate slowly.
I too have heard patients mention nightmares. We must keep in mind that tension-type headache as well seems to be sensitive to the drug in a study although smaller range, female gender only [Fogelholm R, Murros K.
Tizanidine in chronic tension-type headache: a placebo controlled double-blind cross-over study.
Headache 19 :509-13. PMID: ]. This must be kept in mind in "chronic daily headache" even though most are transformed migraine. Marc Lenaerts.