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The Most Effective Medications for Acute Migraines: Patient Perspectives


Which medications are most effective for acute migraine management? A recent study assessed which ones appeared to work best based on reported patient experience.

Multiple medications are available for the management of acute migraine headaches (MH). However, there is little information on which ones patients report are most effective in clinical practice. A recent study published in Neurology sought to determine which of the medications appeared to work best based on reported patient experience. In the slides below, find key results and conclusions for clinicians.

Source: Chiang CC, Fang X, Horvath Z, et al. Simultaneous comparisons of 25 acute migraine medications based on 10 million users’ self-reported records from a smartphone application. Neurology. 2023;101:2560-2570.

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