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Triptans: Actions and Reactions
Article first published online: 28 MAR 2008
© 2008 the Authors
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 48, Issue 4, pages 611–613, April 2008
How to Cite
Nahas, S. J. and Silberstein, S. D. (2008), Triptans: Actions and Reactions. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 48: 611–613. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01077.x
- Issue published online: 28 MAR 2008
- Article first published online: 28 MAR 2008
- Accepted for publication November 20, 2007.
- post-herpetic neuralgia;
- neuropathic pain
Subcutaneous sumatriptan is superior to placebo in achieving headache relief. Some commonly reported adverse events are paresthesias, tingling, and transient worsening of headache. Why do patients develop these symptoms? Our unique case may shed light on its actions.