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Prochlorperazine Effectively Halts Acute Migraine in Emergency Department

Researchers found data which showed that prochlorperazine (3-mg oral or 10-mg intravenous or 10-mg intramuscular or 25-mg rectal) is effective in acute migraine headache, when it is used for patients who present within an emergency department setting, but they caution that compared with placebo prochlorperazine carries the risk for adverse effects.

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