About Cluster Headache

What is cluster headache?

Cluster headache has been called one of the most painful conditions known to mankind. Sufferers typically experience a severe stabbing pain on one side of the face, usually centered over one eye, one temple or forehead.1

The pain is often experienced at a similar time each day. Then pain usually reaches full intensity rapidly and can last from 15-180 minutes. A blocked or runny nose, drooping eyelid, or tearing can also be experienced with an attack.2

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Find support for cluster headache pain

If you suffer from cluster headache, you don’t have to go through it alone. In the United States, 1 to 2 adults in every 1,000 patients has experienced a cluster attack.3 Support groups are a helpful way to connect with others who are going through the same experience as you.

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gammaCore is indicated for the acute treatment of pain associated with episodic cluster headache in adult patients.

References: 1. Rossi P, Whelan J, Craven A, Ruiz De La Torre E. What is cluster headache? Fact sheet for patients and their families. A publication to mark Cluster Headache Day 2016. Funct Neurol. 2016;31(3):181-183. 2. Olesen J, Bendtsen L, Goadsby P, Wang S-J, Schwedt T, Ducros A, et al. The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition. Cephalagia. 2013;33(9)629-808. 3. Weaver-Agostoni J. Cluster headache. Am Fam Physician. 2013;88(2):122-128.