A simple treatment of post-lumbar-puncture headache.

  title={A simple treatment of post-lumbar-puncture headache.},
  author={Claudia Ford and Derek C. Ford and Max D Koenigsberg},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={7 1},
We report a case of post-lumbar-puncture headache successfully treated with intravenous caffeine sodium benzoate. The patient presented to the emergency department with a severe headache three days after a myelogram of the lumbar region. Caffeine sodium benzoate (500 mg) in 1 liter of fluid (D5LR) intravenously over one and a half hours was administered… CONTINUE READING