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The most successful ways to treat the pain are a shot of sumatriptan (Imitrex) and breathing oxygen through a face mask for 20 minutes. Other drugs used for migraines called triptans may work. Prescription medicines based on the ergot fungus and lidocaine nasal spray might also help.

From: Cluster Headaches WebMD Medical Reference

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Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 09, 2018

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Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 09, 2018

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