Intranasal lidocaine for cluster headache.

@article{Robbins1995IntranasalLF,
  title={Intranasal lidocaine for cluster headache.},
  author={Lawrence D. Robbins},
  journal={Headache},
  year={1995},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={83-4}
}
Thirty male patients with cluster headache were given 4% lidocaine solution to use intranasally as an abortive therapy. Four sprays of lidocaine were used ipsilateral to the pain, and two more were used, if necessary. Twenty-seven percent of the men reported moderate relief, 27% obtained mild relief, and 46% stated that they had no relief from the lidocaine, Side effects were minimal. In this study, intranasal lidocaine was only a marginally helpful therapy for cluster headache. However… CONTINUE READING

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