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When does a typical migraine turn into status migrainosus?

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  • A typical migraine can sometimes turn into status migrainosus if: You don’t get treatment early enough after the attack starts.
  • You don’t get the right treatment.
  • You use too much headache medicine.

From: Status Migrainosus WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice, 6th edition, Saunders, 2012.

Tepper, S. May 2009; vol. 27: pp 417-427. Neurologic Clinics;

Rosen's Emergency Medicine, 7th edition, Mosby, 2009.

News release, NuPathe Inc.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

SOURCES:

Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice, 6th edition, Saunders, 2012.

Tepper, S. May 2009; vol. 27: pp 417-427. Neurologic Clinics;

Rosen's Emergency Medicine, 7th edition, Mosby, 2009.

News release, NuPathe Inc.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

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