Headache induced by serotonergic agonists--a key to the interpretation of migraine pathogenesis?

Abstract

Serotonergic agonists such as m-chlorophenylpiperazine (m-CPP) and fenfluramine may induce migraine attacks. This has led to opposing theories concerning the role of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT) in triggering migraine attacks; is there hyperfunction or hypofunction of the central serotonergic system. Our review of the literature strongly suggests that m-CPP… (More)

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@article{Panconesi1997HeadacheIB, title={Headache induced by serotonergic agonists--a key to the interpretation of migraine pathogenesis?}, author={Alessandro Panconesi and Riccardo Sicuteri}, journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache}, year={1997}, volume={17 1}, pages={3-14} }