Acute and preventive pharmacologic treatment of cluster headache.

@article{Francis2010AcuteAP,
  title={Acute and preventive pharmacologic treatment of cluster headache.},
  author={George J Francis and Werner J. Becker and Tamara Pringsheim},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={75 5},
  pages={
          463-73
        }
}
Cluster headache (CH) is a rare and disabling primary headache disorder. CH attacks are unilateral, short, severe headaches associated with ipsilateral autonomic symptoms that occur in a periodic fashion. We provide a systematic review and meta-analysis of existing trials of pharmacotherapy for CH and evidence-based suggestions for acute abortive treatment and preventive therapy for cluster headache. Prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trials of any pharmacologic agent for the… CONTINUE READING

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