aspirin and metoclopramide (Reglan) for migraines

More physicians are prescribing aspirin and metoclopramide (Reglan) for migraines...as an alternative to sumatriptan (Imitrex).

Surprisingly, the aspirin/metoclopramide combo often works as well as oral sumatriptan.

The combination also seems to have fewer side effects. Metoclopramide tends to cause drowsiness...but sumatriptan is more likely to cause nausea...fatigue...weakness.

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