TITLE

Review: Acetaminophen reduces acute migraine pain in adults

AUTHOR(S)
Chessman, Alexander W.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/20/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which found the effectiveness and safety of acetaminophen for acute migraine headaches in adults. The study was conducted by researcher S. Derry and his colleagues and was published in a 2010 issue of the "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews." The study concluded that acetaminophen is effective for treatment of acute migraine headaches but with a relatively unimpressive number-needed-to-treat (NNT).
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64279627

 

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