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Paroxysmal Hemicrania (Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania) Summary

Description: A primary headache disorder that is similar to the CLUSTER HEADACHE with unilateral head pain, but differs by its multiple short severe attacks. It is usually seen in females, and may be responsive to non-steroidal-anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).

Also Known As: Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania; Episodic Paroxysmal Hemicrania; Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicranias; Episodic Paroxysmal Hemicranias; Hemicrania, Chronic Paroxysmal Show All >>

Networked: 117 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Paroxysmal Hemicrania

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Indomethacin (Indometacin) : 11 outcomes in 83 results : FDA 56 Generic
  2. Sumatriptan (Imigran) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : FDA 32 Generic
  3. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  4. Verapamil (Calan) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 64 Generic
  5. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 24 Generic
  6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 80 Generic
  7. Lithium : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  9. Pain-Free : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Piroxicam (Feldene) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Paroxysmal Hemicrania

  1. Headache (Headaches)
  2. Primary Headache Disorders
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Paroxysmal Hemicrania (Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania)
  5. Cluster Headache (Cluster Headaches)
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Key Therapies for Paroxysmal Hemicrania

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 results
  2. Injections : 2 results
  3. Microbubbles : 1 result
  4. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 1 result
  5. Endarterectomy (Thromboendarterectomy) : 1 result
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