Date of Award
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Education
This is a review of two prophylactic medications for chronic migraine prophylaxis, Botox and topiramate. Three articles were selected that reviewed the efficacy of topiramate and regarding the effectiveness of Botox. These articles measured quality of life through a Migraine Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire. Inclusion criteria for choosing these articles is as follows; articles must be published within the last 15 years, focus must be adults excluding pediatric populations, primary focus of the articles is chronic migraines, research studies must follow patients for at least 12 weeks.
De La Torre, Brenda, "Chronic Migraine Prophylaxis: A comparison between Botox and Topiramate" (2019). Physician Assistant Program Capstones. 13.