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Ibuprofen with or without an antiemetic for acute migraine headaches in adults

  1. Roy Rabbie1,
  2. Sheena Derry2,*,
  3. R Andrew Moore2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008039.pub3


How to Cite

Rabbie R, Derry S, Moore RA. Ibuprofen with or without an antiemetic for acute migraine headaches in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008039. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008039.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Respiratory Medicine, London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Oxford, Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

*Sheena Derry, Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, Pain Research Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7LE, UK. sheena.derry@ndcn.ox.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Stable (no update expected for reasons given in 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Rabbie 2010