Migraine MLT-down: An unusual presentation of migraine in patients with aspartame-triggered headaches

Lawrence C. Newman, Richard B. Lipton

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Abstract

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener added to many foods and beverages, may trigger headaches in susceptible individuals. We report two patients with aspartame-triggered attacks in whom the use of an aspartame-containing acute medication (Maxalt-MLT) worsened an ongoing attack of migraine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)899-901
Number of pages3
JournalHeadache
Volume41
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

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Keywords

  • Aspartame
  • Migraine
  • Rizatriptan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Migraine MLT-down : An unusual presentation of migraine in patients with aspartame-triggered headaches. / Newman, Lawrence C.; Lipton, Richard B.

In: Headache, Vol. 41, No. 9, 2001, p. 899-901.

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