Acetaminophen in the treatment of headaches associated with dipyridamole-aspirin combination

Richard B. Lipton, M. E. Bigal, K. B. Kolodner, P. B. Gorelick, K. Wilks, M. Schoebelock, G. Davidai

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Abstract

The authors assessed the prevalence of headaches following extended-release dipyridamole/aspirin combination (DAC), and the efficacy of acetaminophen in the treatment of these headaches. Following DAC, 38.7% of the participants developed headaches. The headaches were self-limited (69.4% placebo efficacy in 2 hours) and the incidence markedly declined over time. Acetaminophen was no more effective than placebo in the acute and preemptive treatment of these headaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1099-1101
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 29 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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