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Headache. 2001 Oct;41(9):899-901.

Migraine MLT-down: an unusual presentation of migraine in patients with aspartame-triggered headaches.

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The Headache Institute, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 Tenth Avenue, Suite 1C10, New York, NY 10019, USA.

Abstract

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener added to many foods and beverages, may trigger headaches in susceptible individuals. We report two patients with aspartame-triggered attacks in whom the use of an aspartame-containing acute medication (Maxalt-MLT) worsened an ongoing attack of migraine.

PMID:
11703479
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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