Headache

OnabotulinumtoxinA Therapy for Headache

Outcomes Following OnabotulinumtoxinA Treatment (N = 195)

2017 – 2018

HIT-6 = Headache Impact Test, PDI = Pain Disability Index, PHQ-9 = Patient Health Questionnaire, PROMIS = Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System

In 2017 and 2018, the outcomes of 195 headache patients who were treated with onabotulinumtoxinA were reviewed. More than 75% had improved or stable HIT-6 scores,¹ and ≥ 85% similarly reported improved or stable pain disability,² PROMIS pain,³ and/or depression scores.⁴

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