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Drug migraine prophylaxis...

Which of the following is most suitable for migraine prophylaxis in an otherwise healthy 30-year-old woman?

A) Ergotamine
B) Paracetamol
C) Propranolol
D) Carbamazepine
E) Sumatriptan
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C- Since she is healthy it would be beta blocker- propanolol

We wouldnt use beta blocker for a diabetic, CHF and asthma
it would hide the signs of hypoglycemia in a diabetic- so CI in a diabetic, but good for a healthy patient.
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C.Propanalol.
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C- Since she is healthy it would be beta blocker- propanolol

We wouldnt use beta blocker for a diabetic, CHF and asthma
it would hide the signs of hypoglycemia in a diabetic- so CI in a diabetic, but good for a healthy patient.
Beta blockers can be given in CHF..previously it was thought that they worsen the CHF because loss of sympathetic drive but Beta blocker esp Carvedilol decreases mortality in CHF pts.
Hopefully i am correct.
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Beta blockers can be given in CHF..previously it was thought that they worsen the CHF because loss of sympathetic drive but Beta blocker esp Carvedilol decreases mortality in CHF pts.
Hopefully i am correct.
yup, you´re correct...but the trick is that carvedilol is not just a "beta blocker"...
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Bt cavedilol is nt in the option..I will go 4 propanolol
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Correct Answer correct answer

The correct answer is C) Propranolol
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