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The Acute Treatment of Migraine in Adults: The American Headache Society Evidence Assessment of Migraine Pharmacotherapies
TLDR
There are many acute migraine treatments for which evidence supports efficacy, and Clinicians must consider medication efficacy, potential side effects, and potential medication‐related adverse events when prescribing acute medications for migraine. Expand
Use of Dopamine Antagonists in Treatment of Migraine
  • M. Marmura
  • Medicine
  • Current Treatment Options in Neurology
  • 1 February 2012
TLDR
Clinicians may avoid dopamine antagonists because of unfamiliarity and a lack of large, controlled clinical trials, but recent developments suggest that dopamine is particularly important in chronic pain, and neuroleptic medications most commonly use in the treatment of status migrainosus or medication-overuse headache. Expand
Metabolic Syndrome and Migraine
TLDR
The cornerstone of migraine and metabolic syndrome treatments is prevention, relying heavily on diet modification, sleep hygiene, medication use, and exercise, and the contribution of each individual risk factor to migraine pathogenesis and prevalence. Expand
Use of Common Migraine Treatments in Breast‐Feeding Women: A Summary of Recommendations
TLDR
A thorough knowledge base of the safety and recommended use of common acute and preventive migraine drugs during breast‐feeding is vital to clinicians treating migraine sufferers. Expand
Hemicrania Continua: Who Responds to Indomethacin?
TLDR
The two groups of patients with unilateral headache suggestive of HC did not respond to indomethacin did not differ significantly in terms of age, sex, presence of rapid-onset headache, or medication overuse, and Autonomic symptoms did not predict response. Expand
High-Altitude Headache
TLDR
The pathophysiology of acute mountain sickness and high-altitude headache is summarized as well as the evidence for treatment and prevention with different drugs and devices which may be useful for regular and novice mountaineers. Expand
Expert Opinion: Greater Occipital Nerve and Other Anesthetic Injections for Primary Headache Disorders
TLDR
In his 1948 headache book, Harold Wolff described 3 types of occipital neuralgia, which are characterized by a long-lasting, more or less sustained aching of low or moderate intensity, and is occasionally preceded by visual scotomas and paresthesias of the extremities. Expand
Safety of topiramate for treating migraines
  • M. Marmura
  • Medicine
  • Expert opinion on drug safety
  • 18 August 2014
TLDR
Topiramate is highly effective in migraine prophylaxis but clinicians using the drug need to be aware of the potential for bothersome or serious adverse events, including systemic and CNS adverse events. Expand
Headaches caused by nasal and paranasal sinus disease.
TLDR
Contact-point headache should be considered in patients with focal headaches and a contact point on the lateral nasal wall, and in suspected cases of bacterial sinusitis, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are both effective in demonstrating the infection. Expand
Intravenous Lidocaine in the Treatment of Refractory Headache: A Retrospective Case Series
TLDR
New treatments are needed to treat this population and intravenous (IV) lidocaine is a novel treatment for CDH and chronic cluster headache and it is shown that this treatment is effective in this population. Expand
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