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Propofol for Migraines Really Works

doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000578660.63874.67
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I saw Dr. Richard Pescatore's tweet about using low-dose propofol for migraines, and then read his article in EMN. (“Low-Dose Propofol Safe for Headache [Yes, Headache],” 2018;41[2]:1;

I tried it for the first time and was blown away. I gave 10 mg mini-boluses every minute for five minutes, and the patient's pain went from 8/10 to 0/10.

This may be my go-to for severe migraines now considering how easy and effective it is. Thanks for putting out the word!

Andrew Costello, MD

Chicago, IL

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