The acute treatment of migraine

Migraine in Primary Care Advisors

Migraine affects people from all age groups (even young children) and all social classes. The World Health Organization has classified headache as a major health disorder and has rated migraine among the top 20 most disabling lifetime conditions.

This Guidelines summary covers the choice of initial acute treatment, choosing the appropriate triptan in clinical practice, and includes a management algorithm for the treatment of migraine.

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