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Table 1 Analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) in migraine treatment

From: Recent advances in migraine therapy

Substances Dosages (mg) Route(s) of administration Maximum dosage per day (mg) Level of recommendation
Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) 325–650 Oral 4000 A
300–600 Suppository   
1000 Intravenous 4000 A
Ibuprofen 200–800 oral Oral 3400 A
Naproxen sodium 250–750 oral Oral 1250 A
Diclofenac 50–100 oral Oral 150  
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) 325–1000 Oral 4000 A
325–1000 Suppository 4000  
Metamizol (dipyrone) 250–1000 Oral 4000 B
500–1000 Intravenous   
Phenazone 500–1000 Oral 4000 B
500–1000 Suppository 4000  
Tolfenamic acid 200 mg Oral 4000 B
ASA + acetaminophen + caffeine 250 + 200 + 50   2000 + 1600 + 400 B