How are medications selected for the treatment of pediatric headache symptoms?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Answer

Drugs used in symptomatic treatment are chosen according to the following:

  • Headache type and frequency

  • Type of symptoms present

  • Adverse-effect profile

  • Comorbidities present


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