Nervous system disorders

Cluster headache

Top Medications for Cluster headache according to our users

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All Medications for Cluster headache

  • Antihypertensive > Calcium channel blocker

    • Calan
      (Verapamil)
      Prescription only

      Verapamil works well to lower blood pressure and prevent chest pain, but you have to be okay with avoiding alcohol. You can't miss doses, and you might get persistent swelling.

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      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Extended release
      • Delayed release capsule
  • Antimigraine > Triptan

    • Imitrex
      (Sumatriptan)
      Prescription only

      Imitrex (Sumatriptan) is an excellent choice for acute migraine relief, but you might need another medication to prevent headaches.

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      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Injection
      • Nasal spray

Anticonvulsant

Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Cluster headache

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?
  • Good luck, buddy. It's a hard condition to have, but you're strong just for getting through.
What’s your best coping strategy?
  • I take my emergency meds with me everywhere, no matter where I'm going or for how long.
Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • Nothing. Seriously, get meds or oxygen tanks or SOMETHING. You don't have to tough this crap out.