Anticephalgic photoprotective premedicated mask. A report of a successful double-blind placebo-controlled study of a new treatment for headaches with associated frontalis pain and photophobia.

@article{Hyson1998AnticephalgicPP,
  title={Anticephalgic photoprotective premedicated mask. A report of a successful double-blind placebo-controlled study of a new treatment for headaches with associated frontalis pain and photophobia.},
  author={M I Hyson},
  journal={Headache},
  year={1998},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={475-7}
}
This study was performed to determine the efficacy of an anticephalgic photoprotective premedicated mask in the treatment of migraine and/or tension-type headaches. There were 54 patients. They were given masks and numbered bottles of topical medication containing either salicin or placebo. The patients were instructed to apply the medication to their frontalis region in the event they should suffer a headache, apply a photoprotective mask, and lie down. Furthermore, they were instructed to… CONTINUE READING

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