GPs urged to use acute migraine drug

An NSAID shown to be effective for treating acute migraine in the emergency department is a good choice for general practice, a leading neurologist says.

Associate Professor Richard Stark, a neurologist at Melbourne's Alfred Hospital, said ketorolac (Toradol) was a good drug for GPs to use for patients with acute migraine instead of going straight to a narcotic agent.

His comments followed a Canadian systematic review, published in Headache