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Early initiation of lasmiditan improves migraine outcomes

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Dr Mario F. Peres, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Brazil
MTIS 2020
The open-label, 12-month, phase 3 GLADIATOR trial evaluated the efficacy of the novel, selective 5-HT1F receptor agonist lasmiditan in treating migraine attacks of mild versus moderate or severe pain severity [1]. Treating migraine attacks at mild pain showed a tendency to relatively better efficacy outcomes, suggesting that earlier dosing is beneficial. It is recommended to treat acute migraine attacks early, when pain is mild. In two phase 3, placebo-controlled, single-attack clinical trials (SAMURAI and SPARTAN), lasmiditan was superior to placebo in treating moderate-to-severe migraine attacks. However, few mild attacks were stu...

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