Medication Overuse Headache: What Do You Know?

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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True or False: Pain medications can be taken safely six days a week without causing rebound/medication overuse headaches.
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  2. 1 False
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  1. True or False: Pain medications can be taken safely six days a week without causing rebound/medication overuse headaches.

    Correct Answer: False

  2. True of False: At least some of the triptans have been shown to cause rebound/MOH.

    Correct Answer: True

  3. True of False: Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a prime culprit in causing rebound/MOH.

    Correct Answer: True

  4. True of False: Ergotamines such as DHE and Migranal do NOT cause rebound/MOH.

    Correct Answer: False

  5. True of False: Preventive medications usually cannot work if a person is in rebound/MOH

    Correct Answer: True

  6. True or False: Rebound/medication overuse headaches feel exactly like the headache phase of a Migraine attack.

    Correct Answer: False

  7. True of False: Taking pain medications for pain other than headache NEVER causes rebound/MOH.

    Correct Answer: False

  8. True or False: There is now substantial evidence that all drugs used for the treatment of headache may cause MOH in patients with primary headache disorders.

    Correct Answer: True

  9. True of False: It is easy to tell the difference between rebound/MOH and a tension-type headache.

    Correct Answer: False

  10. True of False: When coming out of rebound/MOH, withdrawal symptoms usually last two to 10 days, but in some cases can last months.

    Correct Answer: True