EHMTI-0032. Persistence and switching characteristics among chronic migraine patient population: a retrospective claims analysis

@inproceedings{Hepp2014EHMTI0032PA,
  title={EHMTI-0032. Persistence and switching characteristics among chronic migraine patient population: a retrospective claims analysis},
  author={Zsolt Hepp and David W Dodick and Sepideh F. Varon and P. G. Gillard and Ninan T. Mathew and Jenny Chia and Ryan N. Hansen and EB Devine},
  booktitle={The Journal of Headache and Pain},
  year={2014}
}
Methods A retrospective claims analysis was undertaken using the MarketScan Databases. The analysis included patients ≥18 years old, with a CM diagnosis, who initiated an OMPM between January 1, 2008 and September 30, 2012. Patient persistence was measured at 6 and 12 months. Time to discontinuation was assessed for each OMPM and compared using Cox regression models. Among those who discontinued, we also assessed the proportion of patients who switched to another OMPM within 60 days or… CONTINUE READING

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