NICE recommends Pfizer's migraine drug for use in the UK, with some restrictions
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is recommending Pfizer’s oral migraine drug rimegepant, known commercially in the US as Nurtec and branded in Europe as Vydura. However, there are a few restrictions at play.
The public health body is recommending the drug, originally made by BioHaven before Pfizer’s $11.6 billion acquisition of the company announced last May — but only for those with at least four migraine attacks a month, and no more than 15 in the same timespan.
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