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Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Migraine Headaches 

Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Migraine Headaches
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Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Migraine Headaches
Author(s):

Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

and Michael R. Sperling

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214968.003.0024
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date: 19 August 2019

Two disorders are comorbid if they occur in the same person more frequently than by chance alone. Migraine and epilepsy appear to be comorbid. Migraine and epilepsy share several clinical features and may share some common pathophysiological mechanisms. Some antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are effective in reducing migraine frequency.

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