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Table 7 Current and previous use of medications for headache disorder in the group of mBrain participants

From: mBrain: towards the continuous follow-up and headache classification of primary headache disorder patients

  Total group Migraine Cluster headache
(n = 18) (n = 14) (n = 4)
Current use of acute medication, pct. 100% 100% 100%
Current # acute medications in use, median (IQR) 3 (2–3) 3 (2–3) 3 (2–4)
Current use of preventive medication, pct. 88.9% 85.7% 100%
Current # preventive medications in use, median (IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1)
# previous acute medications used, median (IQR) 2 (1–3) 2 (1–4) 0 (0–1)
# previous preventive medications used, median (IQR) 2 (1–4) 1 (1–4) 1 (1–3)
  1. Numbers are presented for the total group, as well as separately for the migraine and cluster headache patients in the participant group. The results are provided for wave 1 and wave 2 combined. Abbreviations used in this table: pct. is percentage, IQR is interquartile range, “#” represents “number of”