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January 27, 2023

Adv Ther


Observational Analysis of the Costs Associated with Acute Treatment of Breakthrough Migraine Attacks in Medicaid Patients Using Preventive Therapies.


Harris L, O'Connell T, Woolley JJ, L'italien G, Martin T, Coric V, Moren JA
Adv Ther. 2023 Jan 17.
PMID: 36648736.


Medications for preventive treatment of migraine reduce migraine frequency, usually measured by a reduction in monthly migraine days (MMD), but generally do not eliminate the need for acute treatment. To assess the economic impact of treatment-related reductions in frequency, methodological guidance recommends capturing cost differences along the spectrum of MMD.