Migraine-specific preventive therapies should be in the primary care toolbox, according to headache specialist Jessica Ailani, MD.
Migraine headache specialist and researcher Jessica Ailani, MD, fully supports primary care as the setting for the majority of the treatment for the disease.
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Findings on use of acute and preventive migraine therapy continue to reveal gaps with far more patients eligible than the proportions using either type.
Researchers identified over 120 regions connected to risk of migraine, of which 86 were previously unknown.
Researchers also found that women with migraine with aura had a higher risk of preeclampsia than those with migraine without aura.
Intranasal CGRP inhibitor zavegepant met coprimary regulatory endpoints in pivotal phase 3 trial in adults with migraine; FDA submission planned for Q1 2022.
The first vaccine against COVID-19, 2 new treatments for migraine, a novel topical agent for atopic dermatitis, and 4 more recently approved drugs of interest to primary care.
The daily oral CGRP inhibitor is the only agent in the class developed specifically for prevention vs acute treatment of episodic migraine.
The uptake among primary care physicians of new migraine drugs has been hindered by 2 significant obstacles, a headache specialist explained to Patient Care Online.