MIMS Neurology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for neurological conditions including epilepsy, migraine and Parkinson's disease.

Latest news

Reversal of benefits after novel migraine prophylactics stopped, study shows

Findings from a recent study indicate a return to pre-treatment...

Migraine treatments and prophylactics summarised in new MIMS table

The latest quick reference table to be added to MIMS...

NICE approves third monoclonal antibody treatment for migraine

Erenumab (Aimovig) is the third member of the CGRP...

Pregabalin linked to severe respiratory depression in absence of opioids

The MHRA advises prescribers to consider adjustment...

NICE recommends further migraine prevention option

Galcanezumab (Emgality) is the second calcitonin gene-related...

Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected neurological conditions:

Epilepsy (including barbiturates, GABA analogues/uptake inhibitors and sodium valproate)

ADHD, narcolepsy (including CNS stimulants and atomoxetine)

Parkinson's disease (including levodopa, dopamine receptor agonists and COMT inhibitors)

Migraine (including triptans and prophylactic treatments)


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