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Title: Migraine treatment “tweak” could reduce office visits
Author: Wells, Jack; Stevermer, James J.; Ewigman, Bernard
Keywords: acute migraine
dexamethasone
medication overuse
Date: 2009-07
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 58(7) 2009: 362+.
Abstract: Add dexamethasone to the standard treatment of moderate to severe migraine headache; a single dose (8-24 mg) may prevent short-term recurrence, resulting in less need for medication and fewer repeat visits to the office or emergency department. Strength of recommendation: A: A meta-analysis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5438

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