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Erenumab for Episodic Migraine: A Closer Look at the Data

Erenumab for Episodic Migraine: A Closer Look at the Data

For individuals with migraine frequency of 4 to 14 episodes per month, prophylactic medications and analgesics are required.

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Fremanezumab Chronic Cluster Headache Study Discontinued

Fremanezumab Chronic Cluster Headache Study Discontinued

Teva has decided to discontinue part of the ENFORCE Phase 3 clinical development program for fremanezumab.

Levetiracetam Effective as Episodic Migraine Prophylactic

Levetiracetam Effective as Episodic Migraine Prophylactic

The antiepileptic drug levetiracetam may represent an effective prophylactic treatment option for episodic migraine.

Galcanezumab Beats Placebo for Episodic Migraine

Galcanezumab Beats Placebo for Episodic Migraine

For patients with episodic migraine, galcanezumab is better than placebo for reducing migraine headache days.

Fremanezumab Linked to Fewer Monthly Migraine Days

Fremanezumab Linked to Fewer Monthly Migraine Days

For patients with episodic migraine, fremanezumab is associated with a reduction in the mean number of monthly migraine days.

Galcanezumab Effective in Phase 3 Episodic Cluster Headache Study

Galcanezumab Effective in Phase 3 Episodic Cluster Headache Study

The episodic cluster headache trial included a total of 106 patients with an average of 17.5 cluster headache attacks per week at baseline.

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

Compared to placebo, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were associated with a significantly higher risk of headache (risk ratio [RR] 1.06, 95% CI: 1.00 to 1.13; P =.045).

Results From Phase 3 Trial of Migraine Tx Ubrogepant Released

Results From Phase 3 Trial of Migraine Tx Ubrogepant Released

Allergan announced results from the second Phase 3 trial for their novel acute migraine treatment, ubrogepant.

Atraumatic Needles Reduce Headache Incidence Following Lumbar Puncture

Atraumatic Needles Reduce Headache Incidence Following Lumbar Puncture

Investigators assessed the impact of atraumatic vs conventional needles on patient outcomes after lumbar puncture.

Patient Develops Thunderclap Headaches After Consuming 'Carolina Reaper'

Patient Develops Thunderclap Headaches After Consuming 'Carolina Reaper'

The authors note that this appears to be the first case of RCVS secondary to pepper or cayenne ingestion.

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation May Help Prevent Migraines

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation May Help Prevent Migraines

Single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation device is safe and easy to use.

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