Migraine: Keeping the Beast at Bay

Do you know what drugs current guidelines recommend? Get an 8-slide update, here.

About 38% of migraineurs need preventive therapy, but only about 3% to 13% currently use it, according to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Since the AAN published guidelines for migraine prevention in 2000, new clinical studies have addressed and readdressed the efficacy and safety of migraine preventive therapies.The short slide show above reviews guideline-endorsed pharmacotherapy for migraine prevention, behavioral interventions, and new research on difficult comorbid conditions.