Successful treatment of status migrainosus after electroconvulsive therapy with dihydroergotamine

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Abstract

We describe a case of status migrainosus precipitated by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) that was refractory to treatment with triptan medications but which resolved with dihydroergotamine (DHE). We briefly review some of the receptor pharmacology possibly related to this observation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)378-380
Number of pages3
JournalHeadache
Volume45
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005

Keywords

  • Dihydroergotamine
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Status migrainosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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