Randomized Trial of IV Dexamethasone for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department
Twenty-five percent of patients in the group receiving dexamethasone were pain free after 24 hours, while only 19% of the placebo group were pain free after 24 hours. The study's authors conclude that dexamethasone should routinely be administered to patients seeking treatment for migraines in emergency departments.
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