The role of methysergide in migraine and cluster headache treatment worldwide – A survey in members of the International Headache Society

  title={The role of methysergide in migraine and cluster headache treatment worldwide – A survey in members of the International Headache Society},
  author={E. Anne MacGregor and Stefan Evers},
  pages={1106 - 1108}
Background Methysergide has been as an effective treatment for migraine and cluster headache for over 50 years but has recently been investigated by the European Medicines Agency due to safety concerns. Methods To assess the need for continuing availability of methysergide, the International Headache Society performed an electronic survey among their members. Results The survey revealed that 71.3% of all respondents had ever prescribed methysergide and 79.8% would prescribe it if it were to… 

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