Counting the cost of medication overuse headache in Italy

Takeaway

  • The cost of medication overuse headache (MOH) in Italy is high; this new structured treatment protocol is cost-effective for reducing the economic burden of MOH.

Why this matters

    The cost of MOH is underestimated. The demonstration that this new structured treatment protocol is cost-effective could help to reduce economic burden as the investment per individual is compensated within three months.