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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.07.04.01  Expand sub section  Treatment of the acute migraine attack
Aspirin
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Aspirin Tablet 300mg

Because of an association with Reye's syndrome, preparations containing aspirin should not be offered to people aged under 16 years. 
Link  MHRA : Oral salicylate gels: not for use in those younger than age 16 years
   
Paracetamol (See Section 4.7.1)
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Domperidone
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Please refer to Section 4.6 
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Metoclopramide (Section 4.6 also)
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Please refer to section 4.6

Metoclopramide HCl Tablet 10mg 
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04.07.04.01  Expand sub section  5HT1 agonists
Sumatriptan
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Sumatriptan Tablet 100mg
Sumatriptan Tablet 50mg
Sumatriptan Aq Nasal Spray 20mg/0.1ml Ud
 
   
Zolmitriptan
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NICE Recommend this for Menstrual-related Migraine. If this is not tolerated then consider Frovatriptan 2.5mg tablets instead for menstrual related migraine. (Unlicensed indication)

 
   
Rizatriptan
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Almotriptan  (Almogran®)

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Eletriptan  (Relpax®)

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Ergotamine Tartrate  ((Cafergot®))

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Non Formulary NON formulary not recommended for prescribing
 
Ergotamine Tartrate  (Migril®)

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Non Formulary Non formulary not recommended to prescribe
 
Naratriptan  (Naramig®)

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Sumatriptan  (Imigran®)

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Sumatriptan  (Imigran® Radis)

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Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for Consultant Prescribing ONLY. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

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