antimigraine

adjective an·ti·mi·graine \ ˌan-tē-ˈmī-ˌgrān , ˌan-tī- , British often -ˈmē- \
variants: or anti-migraine

Definition of antimigraine

medical
: used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of migraine headache
  • antimigraine therapies/drugs

First Known Use of antimigraine

1893

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antimigraine

adjective an·ti·mi·graine \ -ˈmī-ˌgrān, British often -ˈmē- \
variants: or anti-migraine

medical Definition of antimigraine

: used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of migraine headache
  • antimigraine therapies
  • His laboratory and others have also explored precisely how the new class of antimigraine drugs, sumatriptan and its imitators, manage to work their apparent magic on patients.
  • —Natalie AngierThe New York Times14 Sept. 1993

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