The first pill designed to directly block calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a protein released during a migraine attack, has demonstrated positive evidence in AbbVie’s trial investigating its efficacy in the prodrome phase.
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An oral small molecule CGRP antagonist has been recommended for episodic migraines in National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) final draft guidance.
Here, Daniel Ghinn of CREATION.co discusses the growing role social media analysis is playing in helping to provide pharmaceutical companies and health regulators with real-world evidence on drug safety.
The UK's NICE has recommended Emgality (galcanezumab) for the prevention of migraine in adults with episodic and chronic migraine.
An outsourcing company has announced that Phase II, III and IV clinical trials of vaccines will continue at a growing number of sites, assessing the safety of each in light of COVID-19.
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, recommends the use of fremanezumab on the NHS for preventing chronic migraine.
New research has found that of the drugs in the pre-registration phase, 10 are expected to become blockbusters over the next six years.
GlaxoSmithKline has announced that it will not be manufacturing or distributing some of its Excedrin products after inconsistencies in ingredient transfer and weight.
A document from the DHSC has reportedly advised NHS doctors to ration certain medicines after outlining dozens of drugs that are in shortage, as published in a report.
NICE has announced that it will not be recommending erenumab, an injectable migraine treatment, due to issues with cost and its long-term effectiveness.
Pfizer has volountarily recalled the migraine medication Relpax because of the potential presence of Pseudomonas and Burkholderia.
The FDA has given its approval to a new injection for cluster headaches which reduce frequency of attacks.