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Table 2 Acute medication prescribed for migraine

From: Migraine treatment and healthcare costs: retrospective analysis of the China Health Insurance Research Association (CHIRA) database

 Adults with migraine (N = 10,652)
Patients prescribed ≥1 acute medication, n (%)2813 (26.4)
Types of acute medication, n (%)(n = 2813)
 Non-aspirin NSAID1934 (68.8)
 Aspirin225 (8.0)
 Weak opioids/opioids199 (7.1)
 Ergot alkaloids172 (6.1)
 Acetaminophen122 (4.3)
 Triptans92 (3.3)
 Antiemetics53 (1.9)
 Others199 (7.1)
  1. NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
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