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A piroxicam derivative partly effective in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua.

Abstract
Piroxicam beta-cyclodextrin has recently been observed to be equal to, or even possibly to be superior to, indomethacin (mainly with regard to side effects) in a single case of hemicrania continue. Piroxicam beta-cyclodextrin, 20 to 40 mg per day, was, accordingly, tried in six patients with chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and six patients with hemicrania continua with a previously proven response to indomethacin. The study was conducted over a period of 3 weeks and in an open fashion. A placebo effect is considered to be negligible in these disorders. In such a comparison, piroxicam beta-cyclodextrin seemed inferior to indomethacin, in particular in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania.
AuthorsO Sjaastad, F Antonaci
JournalHeadache (Headache) Vol. 35 Issue 9 Pg. 549-50 (Oct 1995) ISSN: 0017-8748 [Print] UNITED STATES
PMID8530280 (Publication Type: Clinical Trial, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Piroxicam
Topics
  • Aged
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal (therapeutic use)
  • Chronic Disease
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Migraine Disorders (drug therapy)
  • Piroxicam (therapeutic use)

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