Table 3.

Duration of withdrawal headache in relation to overused drugs in patients with migraine, combination headache, and tension-type headache

DrugsMigraine, n = 69Combination headache, n = 14Tension-type headache, n = 12
nDuration of withdrawal, dnDuration of withdrawal, dnDuration of withdrawal, d
Values are mean ± SD.
Analgesics279.5 ± 3.5129.3 ± 2.6129.6 ± 3.5
Ergots156.7 ± 6.400
Triptans274.1 ± 1.924.0 ± 1.40