Articles on CGRP Medication

CGRP & Migraine Community

Dr. Robbins & CGRP Part I

Sometimes, when you have hundreds of thousands of people taking a medication you see different side effects than seen in clinical trials with limited participants. Since the CGRP inhibitor medications were first approved we have seen a range of side effects: constipation, increased headaches, joint pain, hair loss, higher blood pressure.

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CGRP Discussion Dr. Robbins

Dr Larry Robbins from the Robbins Headache Clinic answers questions in a Facebook Live Chat for the CGRP & Migraine Community Group. FAQs from migraine patients about the CGRP medications one year after the first one was FDA approved, and information on how clinical use experience compares to that seen in the trials.


CGRP Antagonists: Physiologic Effects and Serious Side Effects

This letter summarizes many of the clinically relevant physiologic effects of CGRP. It is important to note that much of what is published is in animal (primarily rat) studies; human studies have begun to contradict some of these results. However the human CGRP physiologic studies have not yet been published.

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CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies for Chronic Migraine

Early clinical experience with Erenumab: a retrospective review

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At Stake: The Possible Long-Term Side Effects of CGRP Antagonists

As AHS holds its annual meeting, very specific questions are arising about the use of CGRPs in migraine prevention. The author poses key considerations and sample cases for prescribing this new class of monoclonal antibodies.

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Erenumab, the first of the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for preventing migraine, is usually referred to as “safe”…

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