Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MIGRAINE to remember about the Drugs Causing Migraine

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Drugs Causing MigraineM – Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors (e.g., phenelzine)

I – Indomethacin (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)

G – Glyceryl Trinitrate (nitroglycerin, used for angina)

R – Reserpine (an antipsychotic and antihypertensive drug)

A – Amitriptyline (a tricyclic antidepressant)

I – Isoniazid (used for tuberculosis treatment)

N – Nifedipine (a calcium channel blocker)

E – Estrogen Replacement Therapy (hormone therapy)

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Dr. Arin Nandi

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