FDA approves migraine pill as preventative treatment

Migraine treatment Nurtec, developed by US firm Biohaven, is now approved for preventative and acute use.

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The preventative treatment industry for migraines has gained a new player in the form of US-based firm Biohaven, which can now start competing with companies like Lundbeck, Amgen and Eli Lilly following a recent FDA approval.

The company recently reported that the FDA has approved an application to expand the indication for migraine treatment Nurtec, which was approved eighteen months ago as an acute treatment to be used after the onset of a migraine.

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