Migraine MLT-Down: An Unusual Presentation of Migraine in Patients With Aspartame-Triggered Headaches
Authors: Newman L.C.; Lipton R.B.
Source: Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, Volume 41, Number 9, October 2001 , pp. 899-901(3)
Aspartame, an artificial sweetener added to many foods and beverages, may trigger headaches in susceptible individuals. We report two patients with aspartame-triggered attacks in whom the use of an aspartame-containing acute medication (Maxalt-MLT) worsened an ongoing attack of migraine.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Publication date: 2001-10-01