How is pediatric migraine treated?

Updated: Aug 15, 2019
  • Author: William C Robertson, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Management of pediatric migraine has the following 3 facets:

  • Educate patients and parents concerning migraine triggers

  • Formulate a plan of treatment for the acute attacks

  • Consider prophylaxis for patients with frequent migraines

Treatment of mild, infrequent attacks consists primarily of rest, trigger avoidance, and stress reduction.

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