Acute treatment of migraines.

  title={Acute treatment of migraines.},
  author={Arnaldo Neves Da Silva and Stewart J. Tepper},
  journal={CNS drugs},
  volume={26 10},
Migraine is a prevalent and disabling brain disorder that costs billions of dollars annually in direct healthcare costs, and school and work absenteeism and presenteeism. The objective of acute treatment is a cost-effective, rapid restoration of functional ability, with minimal recurrence and adverse effects. The acute treatment of migraine includes specific drugs, which currently all have vasoconstrictive effects (dihydroergotamine and triptans), and nonspecific drugs that include paracetamol… CONTINUE READING


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