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Migraine with Aura (Familial Hemiplegic Migraine) Summary

Description: A subtype of migraine disorder, characterized by recurrent attacks of reversible neurological symptoms (aura) that precede or accompany the headache. Aura may include a combination of sensory disturbances, such as blurred VISION; HALLUCINATIONS; VERTIGO; NUMBNESS; and difficulty in concentrating and speaking. Aura is usually followed by features of the COMMON MIGRAINE, such as PHOTOPHOBIA; PHONOPHOBIA; and NAUSEA. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

Also Known As: Familial Hemiplegic Migraine; Hemiplegic Migraine, Familial; Classical Migraine; Migraine, Classical; Complicated Migraine Show All >>

Networked: 658 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 88 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Migraine with Aura

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Flunarizine : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 17 results : IBA
  2. ginkgolide B : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 4 results : IBA
  3. Verapamil (Calan) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 64 Generic
  4. zolmitriptan (Zomig) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 3
  5. Ion Channels (Ion Channel) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : IBA
  6. Sumatriptan (Imigran) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : FDA 32 Generic
  7. Magnesium : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  8. frovatriptan (Allegro) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : FDA 1
  9. Propranolol (Inderal) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 158 Generic
  10. Calcium : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Migraine with Aura

  1. Migraine Disorders (Migraine)
  2. Headache (Headaches)
  3. Epilepsy (Aura)
  4. Migraine without Aura (Common Migraine)
  5. Pain (Aches)
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Key Therapies for Migraine with Aura

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Intravenous Infusions : 1 study in 3 results
  3. Resuscitation : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Ambulatory Care (Outpatient Care) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Decompression : 8 results
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