whether it's okay to use triptans (sumatriptan, etc) for migraines in CHILDREN

We're getting questions about whether it's okay to use triptans (sumatriptan, etc) for migraines in CHILDREN.

Yes. Migraines are common in kids...especially teens.

Acetaminophen sometimes helps...ibuprofen is usually better. Use ibuprofen 7.5 to 10 mg/kg/dose...up to 800 mg/dose in older teens.

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