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Drug Therapy for Headache

Drug Therapy for Headache This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This small book contains chapters on prophylactic and abortive treatment of migraine attacks and also on treatment of tension-type, cluster, and "mixed" headache. Also included are chapters on use of analgesics, on headache classification and pathophysiology, and on other syndromes of head pain. The brevity of the book demands comparatively brief coverage of most of these subjects, particularly those not dealing with medication, but the statements in general are up-to-date and accurate. The provision of details of medication dosage and side effects, much of it given in table form, will be of use to the busy clinician. The chapters on migraine treatment and on drug interactions are particularly detailed and helpful. The statements in Drug Therapy for Headache are, in general, fair minded and representative of the consensus but often do not mention the uncertainty and controversy on many subjects. Many of the subjects covered are discussed in much greater http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

Drug Therapy for Headache

Archives of Neurology , Volume 49 (7) – Jul 1, 1992

Drug Therapy for Headache

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This small book contains chapters on prophylactic and abortive treatment of migraine attacks and also on treatment of tension-type, cluster, and "mixed" headache. Also included are chapters on use of analgesics, on headache classification and pathophysiology, and on other syndromes of head pain. The brevity of the book demands comparatively...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1992 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1992.00530310018003
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This small book contains chapters on prophylactic and abortive treatment of migraine attacks and also on treatment of tension-type, cluster, and "mixed" headache. Also included are chapters on use of analgesics, on headache classification and pathophysiology, and on other syndromes of head pain. The brevity of the book demands comparatively brief coverage of most of these subjects, particularly those not dealing with medication, but the statements in general are up-to-date and accurate. The provision of details of medication dosage and side effects, much of it given in table form, will be of use to the busy clinician. The chapters on migraine treatment and on drug interactions are particularly detailed and helpful. The statements in Drug Therapy for Headache are, in general, fair minded and representative of the consensus but often do not mention the uncertainty and controversy on many subjects. Many of the subjects covered are discussed in much greater

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1992

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