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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.

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