Acute medications are treatments taken at the onset of a migraine attack to reduce the symptoms associated with migraine. There are a variety of medications available for the acute treatment of migraines, depending upon the severity of the attack.
Medications used at the onset of migraines include:
When you start to experience a migraine it is a good idea to rest in a quiet, darkened room and avoid any activity. If you experience frequent migraines, your doctor may prescribe medication for you to prevent recurrent migraines.