Lundbeck CEO expects migraine market to grow following Pfizer's billion-dollar acquisition

The USD 11.6bn acquisition bid for migraine firm Biohaven Pharmaceuticals would make Pfizer a direct competitor to Lundbeck. Even so, ”the migraine market is so big and so unsatisfied that there is room for multiple therapies,” says CEO Deborah Dunsire.

Deborah Dunsire, CEO of Lundbeck | Photo: Gregers Tycho/ERH

Lundbeck’s sales performance within its strategic brands was strong in the year’s first quarter, during which three out four of the firm’s key drugs beat analysts’ expectations.

That leaves one, not insignificant, disappointment for onlookers – Vyepti, Lundbeck’s newest drug targeting the migraine treatment market.

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