A Head Start on Migraine: Approaches to Acute Pharmacological Management
In the past few years, there have been major advances in the acute treatment of migraine. Multiple medications and devices have recently received FDA-approval, filling some of the unmet treatment needs for patients with migraine. Join primary care physician Dr. Susan Burke and headache specialist Dr. Stewart Tepper, as they review acute treatment strategies and compare older medications with the newer options, including CGRP antagonists, a serotonin 5-HT1F receptor antagonist, and neuromodulation devices.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 8/31/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Senior Advisor, Lankenau Medical Associates
Lankenau Medical Center
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
M. Susan Burke, MD, FACP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS: Advisory Board for Aeon; Alder; Allergan; Amgen; Aralez Pharma Canada; Axsome Therapeutics; Biohaven; Charleston Labs; Currax; Eli Lilly; GlaxoSmithKline; Impel; and Lundbeck. Constultant for Acorda; Alder; Alexsa; Align Strategies; Allergan; Alphasights; Amgen; Aperture Venture Partners; and Aralez Pharmaceuticals. Contracted Research for Alder; Allergan; Amgen; Biohaven; Dr. Reddy’s; ElectroCore; Eli Lilly; eNeura; Neurolief; Novartis; Scion Neurostim; Teva; and Zosano.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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