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Table 5 Trigeminal-autonomic cephalalgias (TACs)

From: Cluster headache

  Cluster headache Paroxysmal hemicrania SUNCT
Sex ratio M: F 3: 1 1: 2 2: 1
Duration of attacks 15–180 min 2–30 min 5–240 sec
Frequency of attacks 1/2 days to 8/day 5–40/day 3–200/day
Periodicity Episodic form may be seasonal Episodic or chronic Episodic or chronic
Treatment Verapamil Indomethacin Anticonvulsants
  Lithium   
  Steroids