The Headache Situation

Side effects of migraine medications: basic ideas

December 19, 2018

In this podcast, Dr. Messina discusses the basic concepts related to side effects of meds used to treat headaches, especially migraine. He discusses adverse events vs. side effects and how to avoid problems when these medications are first started.

Dr. Messina is certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in Headache Medicine by the UCNS. Details of his credentials are found at .

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