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4 Central nervous system
04-07-04-02 Prophylaxis of migraine

Propranolol
First Choice
Tablets
M/R capsules
Oral solution

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Topiramate
Second Choice
Tablets
Sprinkle® capsules

Grey Traffic Light Topiramate hard capsules are expensive and should not be prescribed. For those patients unable to swallow topiramate tablets “sprinkle capsules” may be considered

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Pizotifen
Formulary
Tablets

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Botulinum Toxin Type A botox®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA260: Botox for migraine prophylaxis
 

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Clonidine Hydrochloride
Non Formulary

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Sodium valproate
Non Formulary

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