Priority 8 from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What medications are effective and safe to treat IIH headaches? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0066/8
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the safety and efficacy of analgesics compared with acetazolamide for treatment of headache pain in IIH? ~ What are the relative efficacies of the available medications for treament of headache pain in IIH? ~ What are the relative safeties and efficacies of analgesics e.g. paracetamol and ibuprofen for treatment of headache pain in IIH?
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0066
PSP name Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 48  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 27 April 2018