Culture Technologic

The FDA just approved the first drug designed to prevent migraines

This post was originally published on this site

The drug is called Aimovig and is made by pharmaceutical giants Amgen and Novartis.

The drug is called Aimovig and is made by pharmaceutical giants Amgen and Novartis. It is delivered via injection with a device that is similar to an insulin pen, reports the New York Times. Aimovig works by blocking a protein fragment called CGRP, which instigates and perpetuates migraines. Aimovig will be available within the next week–potentially being a life-changing medication for millions of Americans afflicted by migraines.

Read Full Story

Leave a Reply