Management of Migraine in Adults Toolkit

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

March 1, 2021

Last Updated Month/Year

March 16, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

Migraine is more than just a headache. It is a neurologic disorder characterized by moderate to severe head pain that can be exacerbated by movement and frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and disruption of daily activities. This toolkit presents various resources to supported diagnosis and management for both generalists and specialists. 

Target Patient Population

Adult patients with migraine headaches

Target Provider Population

Neurologists, pain specialists, primary care providers and other allied providers

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings


Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, community pharmacist, health systems pharmacist, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management, Prevention

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D008881 - Migraine Disorders, D020326 - Migraine without Aura, D020325 - Migraine with Aura