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Do over-the-counter medications help the physician manage migraine headache? Curr Pain Headache Rep 2002 Apr;6(2):156-61 PMID: 11872188

Pubmed ID

11872188

Abstract

The use of over-the-counter-medication in migraine treatment is commonplace. They are often used in addition to physician-prescribed medications and may be used without the full knowledge of the physician. Although considerable evidence suggests their efficacy in migraine treatment, they are rarely used to maximal levels of efficacy and safety. A review of the evidence for these treatments is important for cost effective, well-tolerated, and specific treatment of migraine headache.

Author List

Freitag FG

Author

Frederick G. Freitag DO Associate Professor in the Neurology department at Medical College of Wisconsin




Scopus

2-s2.0-0036547785   1 Citations

MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Clinical Trials as Topic
Drug Therapy, Combination
Humans
Migraine Disorders
Nonprescription Drugs
Physicians
Self Medication
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