Lauren J. Barton, MHS, PA-C, Author at Clinical Advisor

Lauren J. Barton, MHS, PA-C

Lauren J. Barton, MHS, PA-C, practices in Hospital Medicine at Einstein Healthcare Network in North Philadelphia, PA.

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The Role of Newer Abortive Agents

In December 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first small molecule calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) antagonist for the treatment of acute migraine, ubrogepant (Ubrelvy®),1 followed closely by rimegepant (Nurtec ODT®).2 A novel serotonin (5-HT)1F receptor agonist, lasmiditan (Reyvow®), was approved in October 2019 as a new oral agent for the acute…

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