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Propranolol for migraine


Propranolol (Inderal - ICI), a β-blocking drug, has been successfully used to treat dysrhythmias, angina, hypertension, cardiomyopathies, thyrotoxicosis, essential tremor and anxiety states.1 Vascular changes are probably important in migraine,2 and because propranolol can alter vascular tone it has recently been tried as a prophylactic for this condition.

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