From the Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Medical and Neurological Sciences, Clinic of Nervous System Diseases, University of Foggia, Italy.
Successful Treatment of Hypnic Headache with Topiramate: A Case Report
Article first published online: 6 JUL 2006
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 46, Issue 7, pages 1205–1206, July/August 2006
How to Cite
Guido, M. and Specchio, L. M. (2006), Successful Treatment of Hypnic Headache with Topiramate: A Case Report. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 46: 1205–1206. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00514_2.x
- Issue published online: 6 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 6 JUL 2006
- Accepted for publication March 13, 2006.
- hypnic headache;
- lithium carbonate
Hypnic headache is a rare cause of benign headache in the elderly. This is a clinical report of a 67-year-old housewife, suffering from hypnic headache, in which topiramate yielded a successful prophylactic effect at 100 mg/day.