Medication - preferred analgesic drug for acute episodic migraine 2011

Most frequently used analgesic medication for acute episodic migraine worldwide in 2011, by region

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 30, 2011
Medication - preferred analgesic drug for acute episodic migraine 2011 This statistic displays the preferred analgesic medication for acute episodic migraine treatment worldwide as of 2011, broken down by region. In 83 percent of African countries aspirin was the most frequently used medication for such headache.
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Most frequently used analgesic medication for acute episodic migraine worldwide in 2011, by region

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AspirinParacetamol/acetaminophenOther NSAIDs*
Africa61%83%83%
Americas53%47%74%
Eastern Mediterranean46%85%85%
Europe45%66%90%
South-East Asia80%80%100%
Western Pacific25%75%100%
World52%69%86%
AspirinParacetamol/acetaminophenOther NSAIDs*
Africa61%83%83%
Americas53%47%74%
Eastern Mediterranean46%85%85%
Europe45%66%90%
South-East Asia80%80%100%
Western Pacific25%75%100%
World52%69%86%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 30, 2011
This statistic displays the preferred analgesic medication for acute episodic migraine treatment worldwide as of 2011, broken down by region. In 83 percent of African countries aspirin was the most frequently used medication for such headache.
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