Is oxcarbazepine used for migraines? Preliminary data suggested that oxcarbazepine may be effec- tive in the prophylaxis of chronic headache disorders, including migraines.
Is trileptal same as Topamax? Topamax (topiramate) is very effective at preventing many types of seizures and migraines, but it can cause several severe side effects that can lead to stopping the medication. Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) is effective at lowering the frequency of seizures, especially for people with partial seizures.
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 seizure medications are used for migraines? There are two types of anticonvulsants used to treat migraine: sodium valproate (Depakote® and Depakote® ER) topiramate (Topamax®, Topiragen®, Qudexy DR®, and Trokendi®-XR2)