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Teva presents positive migraine drug results

The Israeli firm has reported additional quarterly and monthly data for Ajovy, a preventive migraine treatment competing with Vyepti, which is developed and sold by Danish firm Lundbeck.

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Teva Pharmaceuticals has reported additional data for its migraine drug, Ajovy, which contains the active ingredient fremanezumab. Positive results were presented at the Migraine Trust International Symposium (MTIS) in London, and later confirmed in a company press release.

In two phase III trials, entitled Halo and Focus, Ajovy in both quarterly and monthly dosing demonstrated efficacy, reducing migraine attacks by over 50% compared to a placebo in people with migraine in addition to one or more psychiatric conditions.

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