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FDA approves Lilly’s migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment – CNBC

Eli Lilly’s office in La Jolla, California. Konrad Fiedler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly and Co’s migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said. Emgality belongs to a new class of drugs called… Read More »

FDA undercuts $375,000 drug in surprise move

The FDA announced Monday that it was approving a separate drug for pediatric patients with a rare, painful neuromuscular disease called Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, also known as LEMS. The disease weakens and fatigues muscles, causing agonizing pain to the point at which patients struggle to walk. The move sparked celebration in the LEMS community and… Read More »