Cluster Headaches


What kind of relief did you receive for your cluster headaches? Was it effective? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: kevinclairmont, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: March 08

I have been dealing with cluster headaches for 23 years now. I get them on the right side, with excruciating pain in my right eye, tearing, nasal running, and the entire right side of my face droops. I experience them 2 to 8 times a day but mainly at night. I have tried a lot of different treatments and here's what works for me; 12 to 16 ml of 100 percent oxygen from an E-tank, verapamil, prednisone and injections of Kenalog, a steroid. The prednisone and Kenalog lessen the headaches and it only takes 10 minutes of oxygen for the headache to subside. Best wishes to all of my cluster head friends!

Comment from: francois, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 27

I take prednisone 5 milligrams for my cluster headaches. This is the only medication which works for me. Fifteen minutes after I take this medication, I am pain free.

Comment from: francois, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 26

The only medication which works for my cluster headaches is prednisone 5 milligram. After15 minutes, I am pain free.


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