Fred G Freitag

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do over-the-counter medications help the physician manage migraine headache?
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 West Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614 1726, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:156-61. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A in chronic migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Department of Family Medicine, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:463-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic benefits of almotriptan in the acute treatment of migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    The Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Pl, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 8:105-10. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pooled data from two pivotal controlled trials on the efficacy of topiramate in the prevention of migraine
    Fred G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614 1881, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:251-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The cycle of migraine: patients' quality of life during and between migraine attacks
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic Ltd, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Ther 29:939-49. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cluster headache
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 West Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Prim Care 31:313-29, vi. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Divalproex in the treatment of migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 37:98-115. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Divalproex sodium extended-release for the prophylaxis of migraine headache
    Fred G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1573-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Preventative treatment for migraine and tension-type headaches : do drugs having effects on muscle spasm and tone have a role?
    Frederick G Freitag
    Department of Family Medicine, Finch University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    CNS Drugs 17:373-81. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment of migraine and the role of triptans
    F G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 W Deming Place, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 1:125-32. 2001

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Do over-the-counter medications help the physician manage migraine headache?
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 West Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614 1726, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:156-61. 2002
    ..A review of the evidence for these treatments is important for cost effective, well-tolerated, and specific treatment of migraine headache...
  2. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A in chronic migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Department of Family Medicine, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:463-70. 2007
    ..This work may contribute substantially to improving outcomes with botulinum toxin type A. Characterization of the mechanism of action in pain may be crucial to outcomes because many issues are related to central sensitization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic benefits of almotriptan in the acute treatment of migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    The Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Pl, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 8:105-10. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pooled data from two pivotal controlled trials on the efficacy of topiramate in the prevention of migraine
    Fred G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614 1881, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:251-8. 2007
    ..Use of the anticonvulsant topiramate was previously examined in two large, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of a subset of patients who have 3 to 12 migraine episodes per month...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cycle of migraine: patients' quality of life during and between migraine attacks
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic Ltd, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Ther 29:939-49. 2007
    ..The current diagnostic procedure for migraine does not take into account the entire cycle of migraine, which includes both the pain of the acute attack and the worry between attacks...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cluster headache
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 West Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Prim Care 31:313-29, vi. 2004
    ..Acute therapies, although effective, may be limited in usefulness because of attack frequency. Intractable cases may benefit from histamine desensitization and surgical treatments...
  7. ncbi request reprint Divalproex in the treatment of migraine
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 37:98-115. 2003
    ..Additionally, it has been demonstrated to be efficacious and well tolerated in treating acute migraine attacks when given as an intravenous solution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Divalproex sodium extended-release for the prophylaxis of migraine headache
    Fred G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Suite 500, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1573-8. 2003
    ..The pivotal trial conducted in patients with migraine with the extended-release formulation demonstrated efficacy similar to that seen with the delayed-release form...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preventative treatment for migraine and tension-type headaches : do drugs having effects on muscle spasm and tone have a role?
    Frederick G Freitag
    Department of Family Medicine, Finch University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    CNS Drugs 17:373-81. 2003
    ..In conclusion, though limited, the studies suggest the efficacy of botulinum toxin A, baclofen and tizanidine in primary headache disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment of migraine and the role of triptans
    F G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 W Deming Place, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 1:125-32. 2001
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  11. pmc Sumatriptan 6 mg subcutaneous as an effective migraine treatment in patients with cutaneous allodynia who historically fail to respond to oral triptans
    Seymour Diamond
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 West Deming Place, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Headache Pain 8:13-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the window of opportunity to treat allodynic patients with injectable triptans may be longer (up to 2 h) than with oral triptans (up to 1 h)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Botulinum Toxin Type A in the treatment of chronic migraine without medication overuse
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Headache 48:201-9. 2008
    ..This study undertakes to examine the effects of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the absence of medication overuse in patients with chronic migraine...
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of divalproex sodium extended-release tablets in migraine prophylaxis
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, 467 W Deming Place, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Neurology 58:1652-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of extended-release divalproex sodium compared with placebo in prophylactic monotherapy treatment of migraine headache...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment of headache: an evidence-based assessment
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Headache 44:342-60. 2004
    ..To evaluate inpatient treatment of headache in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of topiramate for the treatment of chronic migraine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Stephen D Silberstein
    Jefferson Headache Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Headache 47:170-80. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of topiramate (100 mg/day) compared with placebo for the treatment of chronic migraine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Divalproex sodium in the treatment of migraine and cluster headaches
    R Michael Gallagher
    University Headache Center, Moorestown, NJ 08057 1550, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:92-4. 2002
    ..Overall, divalproex sodium was found to be an effective and generally well-tolerated prophylactic treatment option as monotherapy or in polytherapy for migraine and cluster headache...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of pain intensity and time to administration on responsiveness to almotriptan: results from AXERT 12.5 mg Time Versus Intensity Migraine Study (AIMS)
    Frederick G Freitag
    Diamond Headache Clinic, Ltd, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Headache 47:519-30. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Oral sumatriptan for the acute treatment of probable migraine: first randomized, controlled study
    Stewart J Tepper
    New England Center ofr Headache, Stamford, CT 06902, USA
    Headache 46:115-24. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sumatriptan tablets in adults who meet International Headache Society (IHS) criteria for probable migraine but who do not meet IHS criteria for migraine with or without aura...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pain-free rates with zolmitriptan 2.5 mg ODT in the acute treatment of migraine: results of a large double-blind placebo- controlled trial
    Elizabeth Loder
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:381-9. 2005
    ..Zolmitriptan 2.5 mg orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) allow patients to take the medication without fluids, which is convenient and avoids the risk of fluid-induced exacerbation of nausea/vomiting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tramadol/acetaminophen for the treatment of acute migraine pain: findings of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Stephen D Silberstein
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Headache 45:1317-27. 2005
    ..To compare tramadol/acetaminophen (APAP) and placebo for the management of acute migraine pain...