FDA Approves Drug To Prevent Migraines

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication on Thursday designed to prevent migraines.

The drug, called Aimovig, produced by pharmaceutical giants Amgen and Novartis, is intended to be administered through a monthly injection, and would cost patients $6,900 annually, Amgen said.

The drug blocks a protein fragment called CGRP, which is believed to play a critical role in migraines, the company said. Amgen said that it expects to make the drug available to patients in the U.S. within a week.

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

3 COMMENTS

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