Like all acute treatment--be it a simple analgesic, NSAID, caffeine-containing compound, butalbital
, ergotamine, or opioid--too-frequent use of triptans can produce medication-overuse headache, also referred to as rebound headache.
Medications such as acetaminophen, butalbital
, and caffeine combination (Fioricet) and aspirin, butalbital
, and caffeine combination (Fiorinal) have lost favor due to the increased risk of rebound or medication overuse headache.
Many drugs can cause this spiral, including aspirin/acetamino/caffeine combinations, butalbital
Other migraine drugs include acetaminophen (alone, or in combination with caffeine and butalbital
, aspirin and caffeine, or isometheptene and dichloralphenazone): NSAIDs, including aspirin; chlorpromazine (Thorazine); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine); diphenhydramine (Benadryl); morphine; meperidine; intranasal butorphanol (Stadol); and corticosteroids.
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(a sedative), Lorazepam (Ativan), Pseudophedrine (decongestant), and barbiturates.
Zebutal, a product containing butalbital
, acetaminophen and caffeine, had sales of $5 million in the 12 months ended December 2013.
Others may combine an acetaminophen with a relaxant (for example, Fioricet, which is a combination of acetaminophen, butalbital
In its list, the American Academy of Neurology urges against the use of opioids or butalbital
for migraine "except as a last resort.