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2019 Mar 14

Curr Treat Options Neurol



When to Consider Prophylactic Antimigraine Therapy in Children with Migraine.


Qureshi MH, Esper GJ, Bashir FF
Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2019 Mar 14; 21(4):15.
PMID: 30868288.


Headache is not an uncommon complaint in children, and recognition of migraine is increasing in children and adolescents. Treatment options consist of abortive and preventive medications; however, when to start the preventive treatment is not clear in the pediatric population. This article reviews current guidelines and practices to provide a better clinical approach in the management of migraines in children and adolescents.