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A pilot study of topiramate dosages for migraine prophylaxis in an Asian population.

Author(s): Lo YL, Lum SY, Fook-Chong S, Siow HC

Affiliation(s): Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, Singapore. gnrlyl@sgh.com.sg

Publication date & source: 2010-04, J Headache Pain., 11(2):175-8. Epub 2010 Feb 9.

Publication type: Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Topiramate is known to be efficacious in migraine prophylaxis, but its optimal dose has not been systematically studied in the Asian population. Here, we show that a fixed low dose of topiramate 25 mg/day is efficacious in migraine prophylaxis and also attest to advantages in terms of medication cost savings and more favourable side effect profile.

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