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Galcanezumab benefits patients with migraine and medication overuse

Key clinical point: Galcanezumab has clinical benefits for patients with migraine and medication overuse.

Major finding: Among patients with medication overuse who received galcanezumab, 85% of those with episodic migraine and 50% of those with chronic migraine had a reduction in medication overuse.

Study details: A post hoc analysis of 1,285 patients with migraine and medication overuse in three phase 3 studies of galcanezumab.

Disclosures: The investigators are employees of Eli Lilly, which developed galcanezumab and funded the studies.

Citation:

Aurora S et al. AHS 2019. Abstract IOR07.