Hangover Headache and Prostaglandins: Prophylactic Treatment with Tolfenamic Acid

@article{Kaivola1983HangoverHA,
  title={Hangover Headache and Prostaglandins: Prophylactic Treatment with Tolfenamic Acid},
  author={S. Kaivola and J. Parantainen and T. Oesterman and H. Timonen},
  journal={Cephalalgia},
  year={1983},
  volume={3},
  pages={31 - 36}
}
  • S. Kaivola, J. Parantainen, +1 author H. Timonen
  • Published 1983
  • Medicine
  • Cephalalgia
  • Tolfenamic acid (TA), a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin (PG) biosynthesis and action, was tested prophylactically against hangover symptoms in 30 healthy volunteers in a double–blind cross-over study. One capsule of TA (200 mg) or placebo was taken before starting to drink alcohol and another before going to bed. The hangover symptoms were evaluated in the morning. TA was found significantly better than placebo in the subjective evaluation of drug efficacy (p<0.001) and in reducing the… CONTINUE READING
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