Abdominal Migraine With Intravenous Valproic Acid
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Abstract Abdominal migraine is a syndrome characterized by episodes of recurrent severe abdominal pain, nausea, and/or vomiting, that interferes with normal daily activities but with periods of wellness between episodes.1 Although there is widespread acceptance of the syndrome among practitioners, there is limited information regarding its treatment.2 Valproic acid (VPA), which is used for migraine prophylaxis has, on occasion, been used with apparent success in cases of abdominal migraine.2,3 This case report describes two patients with suspected acute abdominal migraine whose symptoms resolved with administration of intravenous (IV) valproic acid
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