Short-term effectiveness of simple advice as a withdrawal strategy in simple and complicated medication overuse headache.

@article{Rossi2011ShorttermEO,
  title={Short-term effectiveness of simple advice as a withdrawal strategy in simple and complicated medication overuse headache.},
  author={Paolo Rossi and Jessica Veronica Faroni and Giuseppe Nappi},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          396-401
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of intensive advice (to withdraw the overused medication/s) as a withdrawal strategy in patients with simple and complicated medication overuse headache (MOH). METHODS One hundred consecutive MOH patients were included in the study. Exclusion criteria were co-existent severe medical or psychiatric illnesses, treatment with migraine prophylactic drugs within the past 3 months, and overuse of opioids and/or… CONTINUE READING
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