Drug therapy for headache

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .

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  • Headache -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Migraine -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Headache.,
  • Headache -- drug therapy.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by R. Michael Gallagher.
SeriesInflammatory disease and therapy ;, 6
ContributionsGallagher, R. Michael, 1947-
LC ClassificationsRB128 .D785 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1860643M
ISBN 100824781791
LC Control Number90014029

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Headache is second only to low back pain as a cause of time lost from work; it leads to excessive use of analgesic medications; and the disability it causes often disrupts family life. Yet, as common as headache is, it usually receives short shrift in textbooks of medicine, and few physicians are taught much about it during their training.

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Robbins 4th headache book and it fully covers ‘standard’ outpatient headache treatment. Robbins, who has published extensively on refractory headaches, has written a practical ‘real world’ guide to outpatient treatment/5(10).

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 greaterCited by: 5. In European headache centers, 5% to 10% of patients have drug-induced headache. One series of consecutive headache patients reported that % had drug-induced headaches.

Experience in the United Kingdom (P. Goadsby, personal communication) suggests that drug-associated headache is more common than the literature suggests.

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Running a drug in over 15 minutes when that drug is ordered to go over 60 minutes can create toxicity in clients, due to excessive plasma levels of the drug. If the client only gets 15 minutes of the medication, then he or she will only get one-quarter of the prescribed dose. Headache is one of the most common reasons patients seek help from family physicians.

The estimated lifetime prevalence of headache is 66%: 14% to 16% for migraine, 46% to 78% for tension-type headache, and % to % for cluster headache. 1 – 3 In Canada, at least million adult women and nearly 1 million men experience migraine.

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