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Papers: 2 Jul 2022 - 8 Jul 2022

Human Studies

2022 Jul 07

J Headache Pain



Persistence, use of resources and costs in patients under migraine preventive treatment: the PERSEC study.


Irimia P, García-Azorín D, Núñez M, Díaz-Cerezo S, de Polavieja P G, Panni T, Sicras-Navarro A, Sicras-Mainar A, Ciudad A
J Headache Pain. 2022 Jul 07; 23(1):78.
PMID: 35794535.


Migraine represents a serious burden for national health systems. However, preventive treatment is not optimally applied to reduce the severity and frequency of headache attacks and the related expenses. Our aim was to assess the persistence to traditional migraine prophylaxis available in Spain and its relationship with the healthcare resource use (HRU) and costs.