Approach to Headaches in Pregnancy

Jessica Illuzzi*, Emma Barber, Men Jean Lee

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationde Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405148474
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Approach to headaches in pregnancy
  • Common headache medication components
  • FDA pregnancy classification system - meaning of each letter
  • Headache, common symptom in pregnant women - benign, chronic headache syndromes and acute conditions
  • IHS classification (2004)
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension - pseudotumor cerebri
  • Migraine headache
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - opioids, reducing pain associated with migraine
  • Primary headaches - chronic headache syndromes, primary headaches by IHS, tension, migraine, and cluster headaches
  • US FDA classification of medications - treating headaches and associated conditions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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