Skip New Acute Migraine Meds Ubrogepant and Lasmiditan

You may see home med lists include ubrogepant (Ubrelvy) or lasmiditan (Reyvow), new oral meds for acute migraines in adults.

Ubrogepant blocks receptors of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)...a vasodilator and pain sensitizer that spikes during acute migraines.

It's different than the injectable monoclonal antibody CGRP antagonists for PREVENTION...erenumab (Aimovig), fremanezumab (Ajovy), and galcanezumab (Emgality).

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