migraine

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sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure aura
drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine Calan , Isoptin , verapamil
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine calcium-channel blocker , calcium blocker
alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot; causes constriction of blood vessels and is used to treat migraine ergotamine
localized area of diminished vision edged by shimmering colored lights; in many people it indicates the onset of migraine flittering scotoma , scintillating scotoma
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