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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Migraines affect 40 million people worldwide and can cause major issues in ones day-to-day life. Being one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, one migraine can last up to 72 hours, truly taking control over how we go about our lives.

We sat down with Dr. Kash Patel with East Georgia Neurology and Neurodiagnostics, to talk about how you an combat living with migraines. Dr. Patel states that “We have a very good option now called Nurtec® ODT, which is the only FDA approved medication approved for acute treatment.” Nurtec® ODT works to also prevent migraines for those who are prone to them.

Dr. Patel says to “make a headache diary to track your symptoms and triggering factors” to pay attention and keep track of when migraines do show up.

For more information on Nurtec® ODT, please visit their website. And to make an appointment with Dr. Patel, visit East Georgia Regional Medical Center’s website.

Nurtec® ODT 75 mg orally disintegrating tablets is a prescription medicine that is used to treat migraine in adults. It is for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura and the preventive treatment of episodic migraine. Do not take if you are allergic to Nurtec ODT or any of its ingredients.The most common side effects were nausea (2.7%) and indigestion/stomach pain (2.4%).Please visit Nurtec.com for full Prescribing Information, Patient Information and Important Safety Information.