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Table 5 Preventive headache medication

From: The headache registry of the German Migraine and Headache Society (DMKG): baseline data of the first 1,351 patients

Group Substance Number of patients (%)
Antidepressants Amitriptyline 113 (8.4%)
Opipramol 10 (0.7%)
Amitriptylinoxide 5 (0.4%)
Doxepin 3 (0.2%)
Duloxetine 11 (0.8%)
Venlafaxine 14 (1.0%)
Antiepileptics Topiramat 71 (5.3%)
Valproate 2 (0.1%)
Betablockers Bisoprolol 16 (1.2%)
Metoprolol 83 (6.1%)
Propranolol 8 (0.6%)
Botulinum neurotoxin OnabotulinumtoxinA 56 (4.2%)
CGRP(R) antibodies Erenumab 73 (5.4%)
Fremanezumab 31 (2.3%)
Galcanezumab 31 (2.3%)
Other substances Flunarizine 15 (1.1%)
Candesartan 13 (1.0%)
Lisinopril 0 (0.0%)
Acetylsalicylic acid 2 (0.1%)
Magnesium 98 (7.3%)
Magnesium + vitamin B2 + coenzyme Q10 26 (1.9%)
Other 75 (5.6%)