Question 1 of 31

Which of the following is the recommended treatment for migraines?

Fentanyl (Sublimaze)

Hydrocodone and acetaminophen (Vicodin)

Meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol)

Sumatriptan succinate (Imitrex)

Morphine sulfate

Preferred treatment for migraine headaches includes serotonin agonists (triptans such as Imitrex [sumatriptan succinate]) or dopamine antagonists (phenothiazines such as Compazine [prochlorperazine]) rather than opiates. In multiple trials, opiates have demonstrated poor performance.