From Headache Wellness Center, Greensboro, NC.
Pharmacoeconomics: The Cost of Prophylactic Migraine Treatments
Article first published online: 10 NOV 2004
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 44, Issue 10, pages 1050–1055, November 2004
How to Cite
Adelman, L. C., Adelman, J. U., Freeman, M. C. and Von Seggern, R. L. (2004), Pharmacoeconomics: The Cost of Prophylactic Migraine Treatments. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 44: 1050–1055. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2004.4200_4.x
- Issue published online: 10 NOV 2004
- Article first published online: 10 NOV 2004
- Accepted for publication April 22, 2004.
Migraine preventive medications considered effective reduce headache frequency by 50 percent in approximately 50 percent of treated patients. In spite of similar effectiveness, these medications vary tremendonsly in their prices. Knowledge of medication prices and employing cost-effective strategies may greatly reduce treatment costs.