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FDA approves Amgen migraine drug, price set at $6900 per year

Reuters Thursday, 17 May 2018 ()
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Amgen Inc's drug Aimovig for the prevention of migraine headaches in adults.
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The FDA approved a new migraine drug on Thursday. Aimovig, known generically as erenumab, is the first drug shown to stop migraine headaches before they start. The drug would be approved for patients who have tried other drugs and found no relief. In studies, it did not entirely prevent migraines,...

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