Treating headache recurrence after emergency department discharge: a randomized controlled trial of naproxen versus sumatriptan.

@article{Friedman2010TreatingHR,
  title={Treating headache recurrence after emergency department discharge: a randomized controlled trial of naproxen versus sumatriptan.},
  author={Benjamin W Friedman and Clemencia Guadalupe Mac{\'i}as Sol{\'o}rzano and David Esses and Shujun Xia and Michael L. Hochberg and Niels Dua and Alan E Heins and Paul Sasso and Polly E. Bijur and Richard B. Lipton and Edward J. Gallagher},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          7-17
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Multiple parenteral medications are used to treat migraine and other acute primary headaches in the emergency department (ED). Regardless of specific headache diagnosis, no medication eliminates the frequent recurrence of primary headache after ED discharge. It is uncertain which medication primary headache patients should be given on discharge from an ED. The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of oral sumatriptan with naproxen for treatment of post-ED recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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