How is reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) treated?

There is no known cure for RCVS. If a drug has been associated with RCVS, the patient should talk to his or her doctor about decreasing the dose or stopping the use of the drug. The use of calcium channel blockers such as Cardizem® and nimodipine can reduce headaches. In some cases, the patient is given intravenous magnesium. Rest is very important in the treatment of RCVS.

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