Intravenous metamizol (Dipyrone) in acute migraine treatment and in episodic tension-type headache--a placebo-controlled study.

@article{Bigal2001IntravenousM,
  title={Intravenous metamizol (Dipyrone) in acute migraine treatment and in episodic tension-type headache--a placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Marcelo Eduardo Bigal and Carlos Alberto Bordini and Jos{\'e} Geraldo Speciali},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          90-5
        }
}
Acute headache is a very frequent symptom, responsible for significant demand at primary care units and emergency rooms. In such sets in Brazil, metamizol is easily found but, on the other hand, neither ergotics nor triptans are available. The aim of this study is to compare intravenous metamizol with placebo in the acute treatment of migraine with aura, migraine without aura and episodic tension-type headache. Fifty-four migraine with aura patients, 95 migraine without aura patients and 30… CONTINUE READING
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