International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmacology and Toxicology | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023


Cost Variation Analysis of Anti-Migraine Drugs Available in Indian Market

Dr. Siya Sunil Parsekar | Dr. Sunita De Sa


Abstract: Introduction: Migraine afflicts 10%?20% of the population. There are various drugs available in the market for treating acute attack as well as for chronic prophylaxis of migraine. It is beneficial to know about the cost variation of various anti-migraine drugs of different brands available in the Indian market so that whenever possible, a cheaper effective brand can be prescribed to ensure better patient adherence and reduce drug cost as well as total health care cost. Results: Among the drugs used for treatment of migraine the highest cost ratio and highest percentage cost variation is shown by Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) 650mg that is (1700) and (169900) respectively. Among the drugs used for prophylaxis of migraine the highest cost ratio and highest percentage cost variation is shown by Amitriptyline 10mg that is (47.57785467) and (4657.785467) respectively.


Keywords: Migraine, prophylaxis, percentage cost variation, cost ratio, Acetaminophen, Amitriptyline


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 148 - 154


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