Migraine and headache:
Indications for AIMOVIG:
Prophylaxis of migraine.
Give by SC inj into abdomen, thigh, or upper arm. 70mg once monthly; some patients may benefit from 140mg (given as 2 consecutive 70mg inj) once monthly.
Do not inj into tender, bruised, red, or hard areas. Discontinue if serious hypersensitivity reaction occurs; treat appropriately. Latex allergy. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist.
Inj site reactions, constipation, cramps, muscle spasms.
Single-dose prefilled SureClick autoinjectors—1, 2; Single-dose prefilled syringes—1, 2