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Medications associated with probable medication overuse headache reported in a tertiary care headache center over a 15-year period.

Authors
  • Meskunas, Chelsea A
  • Tepper, Stewart J
  • Rapoport, Alan M
  • Sheftell, Fred D
  • Bigal, Marcelo E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Headache
Publication Date
May 01, 2006
Volume
46
Issue
5
Pages
766–772
Identifiers
PMID: 16643579
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

While overuse of acute medications remains an important problem in the tertiary care arena, the substances associated with the overuse have dramatically changed over the past 15 years. Educational initiatives should emphasize that the newer specific acute migraine medications (triptans) may also be associated with PMOH.

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