Migraines underdiagnosed, not well-treated, pharmacist says

05/10/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Migraines too often are not recognized and treated in the U.S. even though clinicians have the tools to screen patients as well as effective medications, according to Richard Wenzel of the Diamond Headache Clinic and St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. He told the APS' 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting that the disability associated with migraine episodes should not be underestimated. Only 18% of patients use triptans, the treatment of choice of the U.S. Headache Consortium, he said.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC