Abortive Drugs for Migraine

Medications taken to stop or abort a migraine attack. Some abortive drugs for migraine include:

Ergot Based: Cafergot®, Ercaf®

Phenothiazines/nausea medications: domperidone, prochlorperazine, metoclopramide

Dihydoergotamine: DHE-45®, Migranal®

Anti-Inflammatory: aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, meclofenamate

Analgesic Combinations: Excedrin® Migraine, Midrin®

Triptans: Amerge®, Maxalt®, Imitrex®, Zomig®, Axert®, Frova®, Relpax®