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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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Dr. Brian Siegel
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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