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2022 Feb 09


Detoxification vs non-detoxification before starting an anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody in medication overuse headache.


Pensato U, Baraldi C, Favoni V, Mascarella D, Matteo E, Andrini G, Cainazzo M M, Cortelli P, Pierangeli G, Guerzoni S, Cevoli S
Cephalalgia. 2022 Feb 09:3331024211067791.
PMID: 35135357.


Medication overuse headache significantly contributes to the chronification process and treatment refractoriness of migraine. Currently, abrupt discontinuation of the overused medication still represents the best management strategy for these patients, challenging public health system resources.