Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci.  2016 Nov;14(4):405-406. 10.9758/cpn.2016.14.4.405.

The Relief Effects of Ramelteon on Refractory Chronic Migraine: A Case Report

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Nutrition, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC.
  • 2Department of Psychiatry, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. stephenlai99@gmail.com
  • 3Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

Abstract

The selective melatonin receptor agonism effect of ramelteon is useful for insomnia. Here we wanted to present a refractory chronic migraine case, who had significant improvements in migraine after using ramelteon. The possible mechanism for the ramelteon in the migraine relief might be related to melatonin effects.

Keyword

Ramelteon; Migraine disorders; Sleep wake disorders
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