Acute Migraine Treatment: A Guide to Medication Options

When choosing a migraine treatment for acute attack relief, the American Headache Society suggests following these steps.

To support primary care clinicians in diagnosis and management of migraine headache, the American Headache Society (AHS) has developed a turn-key virtual CME-accredited program that addresses topics from migraine epidemiology to patient selection for newly approved acute and preventive medications.

The following short overview is based on the AHS module on selecting an acute treatment, from First Contact: Headache in Primary Care.