Sumatriptan for headache caused by head and neck cancer.


Journal Article

The use of sumatriptan for the treatment of migraine and cluster headache is well established. Sumatriptan has also been reported to be effective for the treatment of postdural puncture headache, postictal headache, and headache related to intravenous immunoglobulin infusion. We report two patients with headache caused by locally invasive head and neck cancer relieved by oral sumatriptan.

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Cited Authors

  • Manfredi, PL; Shenoy, S; Payne, R

Published Date

  • October 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 758 - 760

PubMed ID

  • 11091298

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11091298

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0017-8748

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1046/j.1526-4610.2000.00134.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States