Episodic vs chronic migraine

“Episodic” and “chronic” are terms used to describe how many migraine days per month you experience.

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*With at least 8 of those being migraine days.

Purpose & Safety Summary
PURPOSE and SAFETY SUMMARY

Important Facts About Emgality® (em-GAL-it-ē) injection. Also known as galcanezumab-gnlm.

Emgality is a prescription medicine used in adults for:

  • The preventive treatment of migraine. The medicine (120 mg) comes in a prefilled pen or syringe and is taken once a month.
  • The treatment of episodic cluster headache. The medicine (300 mg) comes in three (100 mg) prefilled syringes, which are taken one after the other at the start of a cluster period and then every month until the end of the cluster period.

Warnings
Do not use Emgality if you are allergic to galcanezumab-gnlm or any of the ingredients in Emgality.

Emgality may cause allergic reactions, such as itching, rash, hives, and trouble breathing. Allergic reactions can happen days after using Emgality. Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms, which may be part of an allergic reaction: swelling of your face, mouth, tongue, or throat, or trouble breathing.
Common side effects
The most common side effects of Emgality are injection site reactions.
These are not all the possible side effects of Emgality. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects.
You can report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Before using
Before you use Emgality, discuss these questions with your doctor:
❑ Do you have other medical conditions?
❑ Do you take other medicines? Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you take.

Tell your doctor if:
❑ You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
❑ You are under age 18. It is not known if Emgality is safe and effective in children.
How to take
  • Read the Instructions for Use that come with Emgality. There you will find information about how to store, prepare, and inject Emgality.
  • Use Emgality exactly as your doctor says.
  • If you miss a dose, inject it as soon as possible. Then do the following:
    • For migraine: Continue to take Emgality monthly from the date of your last dose.
    • For episodic cluster headache: If your cluster period has not ended, inject Emgality one month after your last dose to get back on a monthly dosing schedule.
Learn more
For more information, call 1-833-EMGALITY (1-833-364-2548) Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 8 PM EST.

This summary provides basic information about Emgality, but it does not include all information known about this medicine. Read the information that comes with your prescription every time you have a prescription filled. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this information. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide if Emgality is right for you.
Emgality® is a registered trademark owned or licensed by Eli Lilly and Company, its subsidiaries, or affiliates. ©Lilly USA, LLC 2019. All rights reserved.
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Please see Full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information, for Emgality. See Instructions for Use included with the device.