According to HealthCentral.com, several Intravenous (IV) treatment options exist for migraine sufferers. These can be given in the emergency room or in an outpatient setting, such as a family clinic.
Typically, IV treatment is used only on migraines that aren’t responding to treatment. Various types of medications can be used in an IV for migraine. Some focus on reducing pain; others offer solutions for loosening the constriction of blood vessels in the brain, which is what causes the pain. The results of use, according to a study reviewed by HealthCentral.com, suggest the efficacy of the IV treatment to be 98 percent in patients studied.