Botox can help migraine headaches

Posted 10 Aug, 2013 [ssba]

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final guidance, which recommends Botox injections to prevent headaches in some adults who experience chronic migraine.

NICE recommends Botox (known chemically as botulinum toxin type A and manufactured by Allergan) as a treatment option for chronic migraine in adults:

  • whose condition has not responded to taking at least three prior preventative medications
  • whose condition has been appropriately managed for medication overuse

Click the link below to read more about this treatment:
http://www.migrainetrust.org/factsheet-botox-for-migraine-10899

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