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BOF: 3.66

A 23-year-old female presents with a history of headaches. She says that the headache begins with a sensation of seeing flashing lights and she then develops a one-sided headache, which is throbbing in nature and accompanied by nausea and vomiting. The headache is severe and makes her want to lie in bed in a darkened room as light increase the intensity of the headache. The headache may last for several hours and sometimes may go on for 2 days. She is incapacitated by these attacks but they come on infrequently (about every 3-6 months)

In this patient which of the following drugs would you consider using:

a)      Rizatriptan

b)      Pizotifen

c)      Propranolol

d)      Valproate

e)     Amitryptiline

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