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Headache Disorders View Time: 3 mins

touchFEATURE Novel oral migraine therapy: targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)

In this short, animated feature, learn about the role of CGRP in the pathophysiology of migraine and how
Vydura® (rimegepant), a small molecule CGRP receptor antagonist may help manage this condition.

 
Vydura® (rimegepant): mode of action

Learn about the burden and pathophysiology of migraine in this short, animated video, and how the small molecule CGRP receptor antagonist Vydura® (rimegepant) works for the acute treatment of migraine or the preventative treatment of migraine.2

 

 

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Learning Objectives & Overview
Overview

Migraine is a chronic neurovascular condition that affects ~1 billion people worldwide.1 In this short animation, the role of CGRP in the pathophysiology of migraine is explained, and how the small molecule CGRP receptor antagonist Vydura® (rimegepant) works. Vydura® is indicated for:

  • Acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults2
  • Preventive treatment of episodic migraine in adults who have at least 4 migraine attacks per month2
Learning Objectives

After watching this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Understand the role of CGRP in the pathophysiology of migraine
  • Describe how small molecule CGRP receptor antagonists can help treat migraine
References
References
  1. Ashina M, et al. Lancet. 2021;397:1485–1495.
  2. Vydura® (rimegepant) Summary of Products Characteristics for Great Britain, Vydura® (rimegepant) Summary of Products Characteristics for Northern Ireland (NI).
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