Will Dramamine help with migraines? Several over-the-counter (OTC) medications including Dramamine (dimenhydrinate), Bonine (meclizine), and Benadryl (diphenhydramine), which are often used for motion sickness, can help reduce migraine-associated nausea. These medications are available in oral form.
What is the ER migraine cocktail? A migraine cocktail administered in the ER may contain medications like nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), magnesium, triptans, and IV fluids. It may contain other medications as well, as there is a range of possible medications that can be administered in the ER for severe migraine.
Do anti sickness tablets help migraines? Anti-sickness medicines, known as anti-emetics, can successfully treat migraine in some people even if you do not experience feeling or being sick. These are prescribed by a GP, and can be taken alongside painkillers and triptans.
What is the best medicine for migraine headache? Triptans. Prescription drugs such as sumatriptan (Imitrex, Tosymra) and rizatriptan (Maxalt, Maxalt-MLT) are used to treat migraine because they block pain pathways in the brain. Taken as pills, shots or nasal sprays, they can relieve many symptoms of migraine.