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Another Migraine Drug Wins Approval

The FDA approved fremanezumab (Ajovy) to prevent migraines, the second drug in its class and the first that'll be available in quarterly and monthly dosing.

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New Migraine Prevention Treatment Gains FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved erenumab-aooe (Aimovig) to prevent migraines in adults. This medication, the first in a new class of drugs that blocks a molecule involved in migraine attacks, is administered via once-monthly self-...

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FDA Announces Warning Label for OTC Migraine Medications

New labels will warn consumers that medication overuse headache may occur if they take certain over-the-counter drugs too frequently.

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Can I Take Migraine Drugs During Medication Overuse?

Always talk to your doctor if you’re experiencing withdrawal symptoms when stopping a drug.

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Migraine Treatments: Preventive, Abortive, and Rescue

Learn how different migraine medications and devices work, and which ones are appropriate for which situations.

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Questions to Ask About Botox For Migraines

Not all doctors know how to properly administer Botox injections for migraine. These are some of the questions you should ask your provider.

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How to Treat Migraines Without Overusing Medications

How many acute treatments are too many when treating chronic Migraine?

Migraine Term of the Day: Barbiturate

Migraine Term of the Day: Barbiturate

A barbiturate is a medication that is used as a sedative, hypnotic, or antispasmodic. If you have migraine, you should use these drugs sparingly.

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Migraine Management Doesn't Have to be a Full-Time Job

Planning ahead and maintaining a well-stocked toolkit can make staying on top of Migraines less taxing and time-consuming.

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Depression and Anxiety Not Linked With Medication Overuse in Migraine

A recent study found that Migraine patients with anxiety or depressive disorders were not more likely to overuse acute medications.