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Botox May Prevent and Treat Migraine Headaches

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Binder says that the benefit from injections should last for three to four months and that in his practice he has a patient who has "gone four years without a headache and another who has gone three years. If that is a placebo, that is the greatest placebo ever.

"Even the greatest drug for migraine has a duration of action of three to four hours; this has a duration of action of three to four months. ... If the results of on-going trials continue to pan out like they have in our study, [Botox] is something really major," he says.

 

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