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Migraines: Take triptans early!

KEY POINT

Switching patients to early use of a triptan improved migraine pain relief in those who had previously taken these medications more than 1 hour after the onset of an attack.

SOURCES

Lantéri-Minet M et al. Early dosing and efficacy of triptans in acute migraine treatment: the TEMPO study. Cephalalgia. 2012;32:226–35.