Safe and effective for cluster headache
gammaCore demonstrated fast, sustained, reliable relief when used to acutely treat pain associated with episodic cluster headache
gammaCore (nVNS) provided significant relief at 15 minutes for many adults
gammaCore provided relief for more than 50% of attacks for many patients with episodic cluster headache
Reduction in duration
gammaCore may decrease the length and severity of attacks
gammaCore can be used to prevent cluster headache when used with other medications
Prevention of cluster attacks
gammaCore was proven to reduce the number of cluster headache attacks per week
Reduction of acute treatments
gammaCore was associated with a decrease in acute treatments including subcutaneous sumatriptan and inhaled oxygen
Safe and well tolerated
Patients treated with gammaCore did not experience any serious treatment-related side effects. Most side effects are mild, occur during the use of the device, and go away quickly after each treatment.
The most common side effects include discomfort and redness at the application site as well as dizziness. A tingling feeling where the device is applied is normal, but it should not cause major discomfort.