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Rimegepant (Vydura°) in migraine

 Marketing Authorisations   Rimegepant is another CGRP receptor antagonist, with a chemical structure completely different from that of the monoclonal antibodies initially available. It is the first CGRP inhibitor to be authorised in the European Union for oral administration, both for the treatment and prevention of migraine attacks.
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Source: "Rimegepant (Vydura°) in migraine" Prescrire Int 2023; 32 (252): 229-232. Subscribers only.

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