A 46-year-old female asked:
I took pred 30 days to break cluster ha cycle. soon after the tendons in my body inflamed for months. is this rt to pred? newdr.wants me to use pred
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Pain Management 29 years experience
Try something else: Abortive medications used include oxygen, triptans, ergot alkaloids, and anesthetics
Preventive medications include calcium channel blockers, mood stabilizers, and anticonvulsants.
Sphenopalantine, trigeminal, or occiptal nerve blocks can break a cycle. Continous stimulation of these nerves may be necessary in the most refractory cases
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Last updated Jun 19, 2015
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