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At Big Neuro Meeting, Migraine Drug Competitors to Make Oral Arguments

The first new class of migraine drugs in decades won FDA approval last year. But the companies who commercialized these new therapies and their potential competitors are already planning new, more convenient versions, taken as pills instead of injectoins just below the skin, and they will present key data in the next few days at […]

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Bio Roundup: Biogen’s Strategy, Drug Price Convo, NASH News & More

The road to every new drug approval is littered with the remains of earlier failures. Biopharmaceutical companies don’t like to talk about the failures. But it’s earnings season now, so some of them don’t have much choice. Biogen’s (NASDAQ: BIIB) earnings call this week was the first since its Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab failed in a Phase […]

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Teva’s Approved Migraine Drug Fails Again to Blunt Rarer Headache

With a second big clinical failure, Teva Pharmaceutical is abandoning efforts to extend the use of its approved migraine drug to the treatment of cluster headaches, a rarer form of headache that typically affects one side of the head around the eye or the temple. Teva (NYSE: TEVA) said Tuesday that an interim analysis of […]

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Bio Roundup: Gottlieb’s Goodbye, AACR Recap, Migraine Drug Fight & More

Scott Gottlieb’s last day as FDA commissioner is today. His resignation announcement last month surprised some, given the earlier denials about leaving. But after two years of commuting between Connecticut, where his family remained, and the FDA’s Maryland headquarters, he decided to step down from the agency. What will Gottlieb’s legacy be? His efforts to […]

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Report: Express Scripts Shuts Out Teva Migraine Drug, Prefers Rivals

[Updated 10/17/18, 2:52 p.m. See below.] Express Scripts has just exerted its influence over the emerging market battle between drug makers trying to sell a new class of migraine-preventing medicines. The pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) is excluding a new drug from Teva Pharmaceutical from coverage while favoring two rival treatments instead, according to a report […]

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Eli Lilly Migraine Drug Approved, the Third in New Class of Medicines

[Updated, 9/28/18, 12:54 p.m. See below.] An Eli Lilly drug developed to prevent migraine headache pain before it starts has won FDA approval. The FDA decision announced late Thursday marks the third drug in this new class of medicines to receive the regulatory nod this year. Two weeks ago, the FDA approved a migraine drug […]

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Teva Wins FDA Nod for Migraine Drug, Sets Price in Line with Amgen’s

A Teva Pharmaceutical migraine-prevention drug has won FDA approval, the second therapy in this new drug class to receive the regulatory nod this year. The Friday approval for the Teva (NYSE: TEVA) drug fremanezumab (Ajovy) came a little earlier than expected; the target date for the FDA decision was Sept. 16. The drug is part […]

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Bio Roundup: Duchenne Data, Roche Buys Foundation, IPO Wave & More

Biotech financing is a cyclical thing. Two years ago, the IPO window was unlatched but a number of companies ended up withdrawing their stock offerings. Others that pushed their IPOs through couldn’t sell shares at the price they wanted. This year, the IPO window is wide open. A total of 93 IPOs have priced as […]

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Teva’s Migraine Drug Fails in Phase 3 for Chronic Cluster Headaches

Teva Pharmaceutical’s bid to add a new therapeutic application for its experimental migraine-prevention drug has faltered in a late-stage study. Israel-based Teva (NYSE: TEVA) said Friday that it is stopping a Phase 3 clinical trial testing its drug, fremanezumab, for prevention of chronic cluster headaches. According to the company, an analysis found that the study […]

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Drug Price Watchdog ICER Deems Amgen Migraine Drug “Cost-Effective”

As Amgen approached an FDA decision last month for its migraine-prevention treatment, concern mounted that the drug would come at premium. In setting a price thousands of dollars less than expected, Amgen has won over one of the pharmaceutical industry’s fiercest drug price critics. The non-profit Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) assessed the […]

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