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 - Jan 1 2001

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Keywords

  • Aspartame
  • Migraine
  • Rizatriptan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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