MIMS Pain Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for pain conditions including migraine, cancer pain and neuropathic pain.

Latest news

A man lying in bed in a darkened room clutches his head in pain.

Second oral CGRP antagonist offers further migraine prevention option

Atogepant (Aquipta) can be prescribed for the prophylaxis...

Scanning electron micrograph image of a blood clot with violet coloured platelets and orange coloured blood cells.

Taking NSAIDs with contraceptives linked to increased clot risk

Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...

A woman stands up at a desk clutching her back.

Use caution when prescribing analgesics for low back pain, say researchers

Researchers have urged caution over the use of analgesics...

Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected pain conditions:

Migraine (including analgesics and 5HT1-agonists)

Musculoskeletal pain/inflammation (including NSAIDs)

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