Can Compazine help with migraine? It is also used to relieve migraine-associated nausea and vomiting, as well as other symptoms of migraine attacks and tension headaches, particularly in the emergency setting.
What is the most prescribed drug for migraines? The most commonly prescribed class of drugs for migraine are the triptans. These are all meant to be taken on an as-needed basis, at the first sign of headache, and they include Sumatriptan (Imitrex); Zolmitriptan (Zomig); Rizatriptan (Maxalt); and Eletriptan (Relpax).
What do they give you in the ER for a migraine? If you have an intractable migraine, or status migrainosus: Your ER doctor may give you a drug called dihydroergotamine (DHE-45) as an injection or through an IV, along with metoclopramide. They may also give you valproate in an IV.
What is Compazine used to treat? This medication is used to treat severe nausea and vomiting from certain causes (for example, after surgery or cancer treatment). Prochlorperazine belongs to a class of drugs known as phenothiazines.