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Cluster Headache FAQs Topic Guide

Cluster Headache FAQs Cluster Headache FAQs: Cluster headaches are uncommon, but they come in groups and are characterized by intense pain, usually focused around one or both eyes. The cause of cluster headaches is unknown, but they can be treated with a variety of medications.

Cluster Headache FAQs Topic Guide - Visuals

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Cluster Headache FAQs Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

eletriptan Eletriptan

Eletriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Eletriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain,...learn more »

frovatriptan Frovatriptan

Frovatriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Frovatriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache ...learn more »

almotriptan Almotriptan

Almotriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Almotriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pai...learn more »

rizatriptan Rizatriptan

Rizatriptan is a headache medicine that narrows the blood vessels around the brain. Rizatriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache...learn more »

naratriptan Naratriptan

Naratriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Naratriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pai...learn more »

zolmitriptan (oral) Zolmitriptan (oral)

Zolmitriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Zolmitriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache p...learn more »

sumatriptan (oral/nasal) Sumatriptan (oral/nasal)

Sumatriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Sumatriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pai...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system......learn more »

dihydroergotamine (nasal) Dihydroergotamine (nasal)

Dihydroergotamine is an ergot medicine. It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain...learn more »

dihydroergotamine (injection) Dihydroergotamine (injection)

Dihydroergotamine is in a group of drugs called ergot alkaloids (ER-got AL-ka-loids). It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain and affects b...learn more »