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

Migraine treatments and prophylactics summarised in new MIMS table

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

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

Pregabalin linked to severe respiratory depression in absence of opioids

The MHRA advises prescribers to consider adjustment...

NICE recommends further migraine prevention option

NICE recommends further migraine prevention option

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

Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

One in ten women currently taking valproate are unaware...


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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Cardiovascular risk (JBS3)

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Physical activity (GPPAQ)

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