Title

Pharmacologic Treatment for Episodic Migraine Prevention in Adults

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

April 24, 2012

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To provide updated evidence-based recommendations for the preventive treatment of migraine headache.

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Prevention, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D008881 - Migraine Disorders

Keywords

migraine, headache, menstrually associated migraine

Source Citation

Evidence-based guideline update: Pharmacologic treatment for episodic migraine prevention in adults. Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society. S.D. Silberstein, S. Holland, F. Freitag, D.W. Dodick, C. Argoff, E. Ashman. Neurology Apr 2012, 78 (17) 1337-1345; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182535d20