RANDOMISED DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF FEVERFEW IN MIGRAINE PREVENTION

@article{Murphy1988RANDOMISEDDP,
  title={RANDOMISED DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF FEVERFEW IN MIGRAINE PREVENTION},
  author={J. Murphy and S. Heptinstall and J. A. Mitchell},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1988},
  volume={332},
  pages={189-192}
}
The use of feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) for migraine prophylaxis was assessed in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study. After a one-month single-blind placebo run-in, 72 volunteers were randomly allocated to receive either one capsule of dried feverfew leaves a day or matching placebo for four months and then transferred to the other treatment limb for a further four months. Frequency and severity of attacks were determined from diary cards which were issued every… Expand
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