Metoclopramide for acute migraine*

Outcomes at 1 weekNumber of trials (n)ComparisonWeighted event ratesRBI (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; weighted event rates, RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article using a random effects model. †Not significant.
Reduction in headache pain3 (185)Metoclopramide v placebo56% vs 31%80% (1 to 221)4 (3 to 44)
Odds ratio (CI)
2 (161)Metoclopramide v other AEs0.39 (0.18 to 0.87)
Complete relief of headache1 (62)Combination metoclopramide v other AMs7.79 (1.79 to 33.86)