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Revista Clínica de Medicina de Familia

On-line version ISSN 2386-8201Print version ISSN 1699-695X


FONTANILLAS GARMILLA, Noelia; PASCUAL GOMEZ, Julio  and  COLAS CHACARTEGUI, Rafael. Chronic daily headache with analgesic abuse. Rev Clin Med Fam [online]. 2009, vol.2, n.8, pp.400-407. ISSN 2386-8201.

Chronic daily headache is common in the general population. A high percentage of patients with chronic daily headache overuse analgesics. This contributes to a worsening of the headache and increases the risk of other conditions secondary to analgesic overuse. The family doctor is in a good position to detect and rectify this abuse resulting in headache relief, increased quality of life and a reduced pharmaceutical cost.

Keywords : Headache Disorders; Secondary; Analgesics.

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