Sales of Biohaven's migraine tablet exceed expectations

Biohaven's tablet for preventive and acute treatment of episodic migraines has surpassed market expectations for the second quarter.

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After Biohaven's migraine drug Nurtec ODT was approved for preventative treatment of episodic migraines in addition to its previous approval as an acute treatment, sales have exploded.

On Wednesday, Biohaven announced that Nurtec has brought USD 93m into the company in Q2, which is almost twice as much as analysts had expected. It's also more than twice as much as the quarter before. Biohaven received secondary approval for the drug in late May.

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