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What are the treatments for hemicrania continua?

Indomethacin, a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID), usually provides rapid relief from the symptoms of hemicrania continua. Other NSAIDs, including ibuprofen, celecoxib, and naproxen, can provide some relief from the symptoms. Amitriptyline and other tricyclic antidepressants are effective in some patients.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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