miniprophylaxis

miniprophylaxis

(min-ē-prof'ĭ-laks-sis),
Short-term or periodic prophylaxis, as periodically against menstrual-associated migraines, or other disorders or symptoms.
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Success with this miniprophylaxis regimen is dependent on the timing of dosing, which is unlikely to be a problem, Dr.
Miniprophylaxis can be helpful in women with recalcitrant headaches that don't respond to short-term treatment.
Miniprophylaxis can be helpful in women with recalcitrant headaches that do not respond to short-term treatment.
If a patient diary verifies that the woman's menstrual cycle is predictable, menstrually associated migraine may be prevented or its severity lessened by "miniprophylaxis" with 550 mg of naproxen sodium given 5 days perimenstrually, studies show.
Only anecdotal reports back the use of [beta]-blocker drugs, tricyclic antidepressants, and other migraine preventative therapies for miniprophylaxis of menstrually associated migraine.