Paroxetine Prevents Migraines

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: There have been several reports indicating that serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can produce worthwhile improvement in migraine treatment or prophylaxis. In particular, fluoxetine and fluvoxamine have been useful in prevention, and paroxetine has been effective in the treatment of chronic daily headache.

J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(1):30-31 [letter]