Reporting from Chicago - A new Migraine abortive in trials.

Teri Robert @trobert Health Guide
  • Reporting from Chicago at the American Headache Society's 49th Annual Scientific Meeting...

    For a couple of years now, we've been watching, with interest, the goings on in the development of a potential new class of Migraine abortive medications, CGRP receptor antagonists. The development had stalled for a while because of issues with patient-friendly ways to administer the medications.

    Now, Merck has released results from their Phase II trials of MK-0974, an investigational oral calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) antagonist. I spoke with Dr. Tony Ho, senior director of Clinical Neuroscience for Merck Research Laboratories yesterday. Here's my report on our conversation and the status of the potential new Migraine abortive.
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Published On: June 07, 2007