Acute treatment of migraine.

@article{Tepper2009AcuteTO,
  title={Acute treatment of migraine.},
  author={Stewart J. Tepper and Roderick C. Spears},
  journal={Neurologic clinics},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={417-27}
}
The goals of acute treatment of migraine are cost-effective rapid relief, consistent reduction of disability, and reduced use of rescue medications. Key to acute treatment is matching medication to disability as a surrogate marker for disease severity with a stratified care approach. In the absence of vascular contraindications, triptans are first-line acute treatments for disabling migraine. Acute treatment success can be assessed with use of the paper tool, Migraine-ACT. Opioids and… CONTINUE READING

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