Medication Overuse

Avoiding Treatment Effect Overestimation in Medication-Overuse Headache

Avoiding Treatment Effect Overestimation in Medication-Overuse Headache

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A period of observation after an educational session may be important to confirm medication-overuse headache (MOH) diagnoses.

Medication-Overuse Headache: Risk Factors May Serve as Treatment Progress Indicators

Medication-Overuse Headache: Risk Factors May Serve as Treatment Progress Indicators

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Factors that were associated with medication overuse headache in this study included high headache-related disability, attempts to escape and avoid stimuli associated with pain, and the use of combination medications.

Probable Medication Overuse in Elderly With Migraine

Probable Medication Overuse in Elderly With Migraine

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The prevalence of probable medication overuse may be high in elderly patients with migraine, and higher frequency of migraine may be associated with early onset in this patient population.

Steroid, Benzodiazepine Bridge Therapy Effective for Medication Overuse Headaches

Steroid, Benzodiazepine Bridge Therapy Effective for Medication Overuse Headaches

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In patients with medication overuse headaches, bridge therapy with intravenous methylprednisone and diazepam was shown to reduce headache pain and painkiller intake up to 3 months after withdrawal.

Features of Patients With Chronic Migraine and Frequent Medication Overuse Relapse

Features of Patients With Chronic Migraine and Frequent Medication Overuse Relapse

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In patients with chronic migraine and medication overuse, patients who frequently relapse into overuse following withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.

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