ACE inhibitor to PREVENT migraines
You may see patients on an ACE inhibitor to PREVENT migraines.
Lisinopril reduces the frequency, duration, and severity of migraines up to 20%. Researchers first got the idea to try it when hypertensive patients using ACE inhibitors reported fewer migraines.
Researchers suspect that ACE inhibitors might work by stabilizing blood vessels and altering sympathetic activity.