Beside this, what drug would be beneficial to prevent a cluster headache quizlet?
Triptans are effective in preventing cluster headache. Triptans are effective in preventing tension-type headache. Triptans are most effective if taken during aura.
Secondly, which drug can be initiated to treat rebound headaches?
Simple analgesics: Common medications such as aspirin, acetaminophen, NSAIDS (ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin,) may contribute to rebound headaches especially when the patient exceeds the recommended daily dosages. These medications cause MOH when used 15 or more days per month.
What drug would be beneficial to prevent a cluster headache?
Calcium channel blockers. The calcium channel blocking agent verapamil (Calan, Verelan, others) is often the first choice for preventing cluster headache. Verapamil may be used with other medications. Occasionally, longer term use is needed to manage chronic cluster headache.
How do I stop rebound migraines?