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Drugs that Cause Migraines

The following drugs are known to produce migraines in users at a rate of 3% or greater:
  • Arava Tablets (Aventis)
  • Avonex (Biogen Idec)
  • Copaxone for Injection (Teva Neuroscience)
  • Epzicom Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Famvir Tablets (Novartis)
  • Flovent FHA 44 mcg Inhalation Aerosol (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Flovent FHA 110 mcg Inhalation Aerosol (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Flovent FHA 220 mcg Inhalation Aerosol (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Flovent Rotadisk 50 mcg (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Flovent Rotadisk 100 mcg (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Flovent Rotadisk 250 mcg (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Gengraf Capsules (Abbott)
  • Gonal-f RFF Pen for Injection (Serono)
  • Intron A for Injection (Schering)
  • Lamictal Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Lamictal Chewable Dispersible Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Lupron Depot 3.75 mg (TAP)
  • Lupron Depot - 3 month 11.25 mg (TAP)
  • Neoral Soft Gelatin Capsules (Novartis)
  • Neoral Oral Solution (Novartis)
  • Wellbutrin Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Wellbutrin SR Sustained-Release Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Wellbutrin XL Extended-Release Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Xeloda Tablets (Roche Laboratories)
  • Zavesca Capsules (Actelion)
  • Ziagen Oral Solution (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Ziagen Tablets (GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Zoladex (AstraZeneca)
Other drugs can cause headaches, not as severe as migraines but worth noting are the following. 3% or more of users experience headaches when taking these drugs.
  • Abelcet Injection
  • Abiligy Tablets
  • Accolate Tablets
  • Accupril Tablets
  • Accuretic Tablets
  • Aceon Tablets
  • Actimmune
  • Actiq
  • Activella Tablets
  • Actonel Tablets
  • Actos Tablets
  • Acular LS Ophthalmic Solution
  • Adalat CC Tablets
  • Adenoscan
  • Advair Diskus
  • Advate Injection
  • Aerobid Inhaler
  • Aerobid-M Inhaler
  • Agenerase Capsules
  • Agenerase Oral Solution
  • Aggrenox Capsules
  • Agrylin Capsules
  • Alamast Ophthalmic Solution
  • Albenza Tablets
  • Aldara Cream, 5%
  • Alferon N Injection
  • Allegra Capsules
  • Allegra Tablets
  • Allegra-D Extended-Release Tablets
  • Aloxi Injection
  • Altace Capsules
  • Altoprev extended-Release tablets
  • Alupent Inhalation Aerosol
  • Ambien Tablets
  • AmBisome for Injection
  • Amoxil (all forms)
  • Anaprox Tablets
  • Anaprox DS Tablets
  • Angiomax for Injection
  • Anzemet Injection
  • Anzemet Tablets
  • Apokyn Injection
  • Aranesp for Injection
  • Arava Tablets
  • Aredia for Injection
  • Argatroban Injection
  • Aricept Tablets
  • Arimidex Tablets
  • Aromasin Tablets
  • Asacol Delayed-Release Tablets
  • Astelin Nasal Spray
  • Atrovent Inhalation Solution
  • Atrovent Nasal Spray
  • Avandamet Tablets
  • Avandia Tablets
  • Avinza Capsules
  • Avonex
  • Axid Oral Solution
  • Azmacort Inhalation Aerosol
  • Bactroban Nasal
  • BeneFix for Injection
  • Betaseron for SC Injection
  • Betimol Ophthalmic Solution
  • Bextra Tablets
  • Botox Purified Neuotoxin Complex
  • Bravelle for Intramuscular or Subcutaneous Injection
  • Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution 0.2%
  • Buprenex Injectable
  • Caduet Tablets
  • Campath Ampules
  • Camptosar Injection
  • Canasa Rectal Suppositories
  • Cancidas for Injection
  • Carac Cream, 0.5%
  • Cardene I.V.
  • Cardizem LA Extended Release Tablets
  • Carnitor Injection
  • Casodex Tablets
  • Cataflam Tablets
  • Catapres-TTS
  • Celebrex Capsules
  • CellCept (all forms)
  • Cenestin Tablets
  • Cerezyme for Injection
  • Chemet Capsules
  • Cialis Tablets
  • Cipro XR Tablets
  • Clarinex
  • Climara Transdermal System
  • Climara Pro Transdermal System
  • Clinoril Tablets
  • Clozapine Tablets
  • Clozapine Tablets
  • Colazal Capsules
  • CombiPatch Transdermal System
  • Combivent Inhalation Aerosol
  • Combivir Tablets
  • Concerta Extended-Release Tablets
  • Copegus Tablets
  • Coreg Tablets
  • Covera-HS Tablets
  • Crestor Tablets
  • Crinone 4% Gel
  • Crinone 8% Gel
  • Crixivan Capsules
  • Cubicin for Injection
  • Cymbalta Delayed-Release Capsules
  • DDAVP Nasal Spray
  • DDAVP Tablets
  • Demadex Tablets and Injection
  • Depacon Injection
  • Depakene (all forms)
  • Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection
  • DepoCyt Injection
  • Desmopressin Acetate Rhinal Tube
  • Detrol Tablets
  • Detrol LA Capsules
  • Diflucan (all forms)
  • Digitek Tablets
  • Dipentum Capsules
  • Ditropan XL Extended Release Tablets
  • Dolobid Tablets
  • Doxil Injection
  • Duragesic Transdermal System
  • DynaCirc CR Tablets
  • EC-Naprosyn Delayed-Release Tablets
  • Effexor Tablets
  • Effexor XR Capsules
  • Eldepryl Capsules
  • Elestat Ophthalmic Solution
  • Elidel Cream 1%
  • Elitek
  • Elmiron Capsules
  • Eloxatin for Injection
  • Emend Capsules
  • Emtriva Capsules
  • Enbrel for Injection
  • Engerix-B Vaccine
  • Epivir Oral Solution
  • Epivir Tablets
  • Epivir-HBV Oral Solution
  • Epivir-HBV Tablets
  • Epogen for Injection
  • Epzicom Tablets
  • Erbitux
  • Estrasorb Topical Emulsion
  • Estring Vaginal Ring
  • Estrogel 0.06%
  • Evoxac Capsules
  • Exelon Capsules
  • Exelon Oral Solution
  • Fabrazyme for Intravenous Infusion
  • Famvir Injection
  • Faslodex Injection
  • Fazaclo Orally Disintegrating Tablets
  • Femara Tablets
  • Femtrace Tablets
  • Ferrlecit Injection
  • Flexeril Tablets
  • Flolan for Injection
  • Flomax Capsules and Nasal Spray
  • Flovent (all forms)
  • Floxin Tablets
  • Flumist Vaccine
  • Fortamet Extended-Release Tablets
  • Forteo for Injection
  • Fortovasse Capsules
  • Gamunex Immune Globulin I.V., 10%
  • Gastrocrom Oral Concentrate
  • Gengraf Capsules
  • Geodon for Injection
  • Gleevec Tablets
  • Glucontrol XL Extended-Release Tablets
  • Gonal-f RFF Pen for Injection
  • Havrix Vaccine
  • Hectorol Capsules
  • Hectorol Injection
  • Hepsera Tablets
  • Herceptin I.V.
  • Humatrope Vials and Cartridges
  • Humira Injection
  • Hyalgen Solution
  • Hycamtin for Injection
  • Hytrin Capsules
  • Idamycin PFS Injection
  • Indapamide Tablets
  • Indocin (all forms)
  • Infergen
  • Intron A for Injection
  • Invanz for Injection
  • I.V. Busulfex
  • Kaletra Capsules
  • Kaletra Oral Solution
  • Keletra (all forms)
  • Keppra Oral Solution
  • Keppra Tablets
  • Ketek Tablets
  • Kineret Injection
  • Kytril Injection
  • Kytril Tablets
  • Lamictal Tablets
  • Lamictal Chewable Dispersible Tablets
  • Lamisil Tablets
  • Lariam Tablets
  • Lescol (all forms)
  • Leukine
  • Leustatin Injection
  • Levaquin (all forms)
  • Levitra Tablets
  • Lexapro Oral Solution
  • Lexapro Tablets
  • Lexiva Tablets
  • Lipitor Tablets
  • Lofibra Capsules
  • Lotemax Ophthalmic Suspension 0.5%
  • Lotensin Tablets
  • Lotensin HCT Tablets
  • Lumigan Ophthalmic Solution
  • Lupron (all forms)
  • Malarone Tablets
  • Malarone Pediatric Tablets
  • Mepron Suspension
  • Meridia Capsules
  • Metadate CD Capsules
  • Metaglip Tablets
  • MetroGel-Vaginal Gel
  • Mevacor Tablets
  • Miacalcin Nasal Spray
  • Midamor Tablets
  • Mirena Intrauterine System
  • Mobic Tablets
  • Moduretic Tablets
  • Monurol Sachet
  • MUSE Urethral Suppository
  • Myfortic Tablets
  • Mylotarg for Injection
  • Nabi-HB
  • Namenda Tablets
  • Naprosyn Suspension
  • Naprosyn Tablets
  • Naropin Injection
  • Nasacort HFA Inhalation Aerosol
  • Nasonex Nasal Spray
  • Neoral Soft Gelatin
  • Neoral Oral Solution
  • Neulasta Injection
  • Neumega for Injection
  • Neupogen for Injection
  • Neurontin (all forms)
  • Nexium Delayed-Release Capsules
  • Niaspan Extended-Release Tablets
  • Nilandron Tablets
  • Nipent for Injection
  • Nitrolingual Pumpspray
  • Norvasc Tablets
  • Norvir Solt Gelatin
  • Norvir Oral Solution
  • Novatrone for Injection Concentrate
  • Nubain Injection
  • Ontak Vials
  • Optivar Ophthalmic Solution
  • Orap Tablets
  • Ortho Evra Transdermal System
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Sterile Solution
  • Orthovisc Injection
  • OxyContin Tablets
  • Oxytrol Transdermal System
  • Pacerone Tablets
  • Patanol Ophthalmic Solution
  • Paxil (all forms)
  • Pegasys
  • PEG-Intron Powder for Injection
  • Pepcid (all forms)
  • Periostat Tablets
  • Permax Tablets
  • Photofrin for Injection
  • Plan B Tablets
  • Plavix Tablets
  • Plenaxis for Injectable Suspension
  • Pletal Tablets
  • Prandin Tablets
  • Pravachol Tablets
  • Premarin Tablets
  • Premphase Tablets
  • Prempro Tablets
  • Prevacid (all forms)
  • Prilosec OTC Tablets
  • Prinivil Tablets
  • Prinzidie Tablets
  • Prochieve 4% Gel
  • Prochieve 8% Gel
  • Procrit for Injection
  • Prograf Capsules
  • Proleukin for Injection
  • Prometrium Capsules
  • ProSom Tablets
  • Protonix Tablets
  • Protopic Ointment
  • Provigil Tablets
  • Prozac Pulvules and Liquid
  • Qvar Inhalation Aerosol
  • Rabies Vaccine RabAvert
  • Rapamune Oral Solution and Tablets
  • Raptiva for Injection
  • Rebetol Capsules and Oral Solution
  • Rebetron Combination Therapy
  • Rebif Injection
  • Relafen Tablets
  • Relpax Tablets
  • Remicade for IV Injection
  • Reminyl Oral Solution and Tablets
  • Renagel Tablets
  • Repronex for Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Injection
  • Resciptor Tablets
  • Retrovir Capsules, Syrup, Tablets and IV Infusion
  • Rev-Eyes Ophthalmic Eyedrops 0.5%
  • Reyataz Capsules
  • R-Gene 10 for Intravenous use
  • Ribavirin, USP Capsules
  • Rilutek Tablets
  • Risperdal (all forms)
  • Rituxan for infusion and I.V.
  • Roferon-A Injection
  • Romazicon Injection
  • Rowasa Rectal Suspension
  • Rythmol SR Capsules
  • Salagen Tablets
  • Sanclura Tablets
  • Sandimmune (all forms)
  • Sandostatin Injection
  • Semprex-D Capsules
  • Serevent Diskus
  • Seroquel Tablets
  • Simulect for Injection
  • Singulair (all forms)
  • Skelaxin Tablets
  • Sonata Capsules
  • Soriatane Capsules
  • Spectracef Tablets
  • Sporanox Tablets, Capsules and Oral Solution
  • Strattera Capsules
  • Striant Mucoadhesive
  • Suboxone Tablets
  • Subutex Tablets
  • Sular Tablets
  • Sustiva Capsules
  • Symmetrel Tablets
  • Tambocor Tablets
  • Tamiflu Capsules and Oral Suspension
  • Targretin Capsules
  • Tarka Tablets
  • Tasmar Tablets
  • Temodar Capsules
  • Tequin Injection and Tablets
  • Teveten HCT Tablets
  • Thalomid Capsules
  • Thymoglobulin for Injection
  • Thyrogen for Injection
  • Tiazac Capsules
  • Tikosyn Capsules
  • TOBI Solution for Injection
  • Toradol IM Injection
  • Toradol Tablets
  • Tracleer Tablets
  • Trelstar Depot
  • Tricor Tablets
  • Trileptal Oral Suspension and Tablets
  • Trisenox Injection
  • Trizivir Tablets
  • Truvada Tablets
  • Twinrix Vaccine
  • Ultram
  • Uroxatral Tablets
  • Vagifem Tablets
  • Valcyte Tablets
  • Valtrex Capsules
  • Vaniqa Cream
  • Vaqta
  • Vaseretic Tablets
  • Velcade for Injection
  • Verelan PM Capsules
  • Vesanoid Capsules
  • VFEND (all forms)
  • Viadur Implant
  • Viagra Tablets
  • Vicoprofen Tablets
  • Videx EC Capsules
  • Vioxx Tablets
  • Viramune Oral Suspension and Tablets
  • Viread Tablets
  • Vivelle Transdermal System
  • Vivelle-Dot Transdermal System
  • Voltaren Ophthalmic Solution
  • Voltaren (all forms)
  • VoSpire Extended-Release Tablets
  • Vytorin (all forms)
  • WelChol Tablets
  • Wellbutrin SR and XL
  • Xanax Tablets and XR Tablets
  • Xeloda Tablets
  • Xenical Capsules
  • Xifaxan Tablets
  • Xolair
  • Xopenex Inhalation Solution
  • YF-VAX
  • Zaditor Ophthalmic Solution
  • Zavesca Capsules
  • Zegerid Powder for Oral Solution
  • Zelnorm Tablets
  • Zenapax for Injection
  • Zerit Capsules and Oral Solution
  • Zetia Tablets
  • Zevalin Injection
  • Ziagen Oral Solution and Tablets
  • Zocor Tablets
  • Zofran Injection, Oral Solution and Tablets
  • Zoladex
  • Zoloft Oral Concentrate and Tablets
  • Zometa for Intravenous Infusion
  • Zonegran Capsules
  • Zosy
  • Zymar Ophthalmic Solution
  • Zyprexa Tablets and ZYDIS Disintegrating Tablets
  • Zyrtec Chewable Tablets, Syrup, and Tablets
  • Zyvox Injection, Oral Suspension and Tablets

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