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Headache Recurrence

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0022

Series: What Do I Do Now

Headache Recurrence

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Recurrence of headache following initially successful treatment occurs in approximately 20% of patients who use triptans for acute relief. This chapter outlines the clinical features of recurrence and provides strategies to avoid it.

Chapter.  762 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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