The report suggests with moderate certainty that all 3 therapies offer a small or substantial net health benefit and with a high certainty of at least a small net health benefit.
Rimegepant, the only orally disintegrating anti-CGRP tablet, marketed as Nurtec ODT, will be available in a 75-mg dose.
The VMAT2 inhibitor failed to meet the primary end point in the ARTISTS 1 and ARTISTS 2 trials in the treatment of tics in pediatric patients with Tourette syndrome.
Eptinezumab, Lundbeck’s intravenous monoclonal antibody that will be marketed as Vyepti, will become available for prescription in April 2020 with a recommended dose of 100 mg quarterly.
The lead author of a recent publication from the Memory and Aging Project discussed the data and what impact flavonol intake might have on the risk of developing Alzheimer disease dementia.
This additional application, supported by data from the GWPCARE6 trial, seeks to expand the indication of cannabidiol to include seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex.
The software, developed by Qynapse, provides analysis of brain MRI markers in diseases such as Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, and multiple sclerosis.
SK Life Science’s sodium channel antagonist cenobamate was approved based on data from pivotal trials in nearly 2000 patients in which it reduced the median number of seizures per 28 days.
The FDA has granted the go-ahead to Biogen and Alkermes’ diroximel fumarate, which will be marketed as Vumerity, for the treatment of relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive MS, as well as clinically isolated syndrome.
The 2019 update to the 2018 guidelines clarifies prior recommendations and takes into consideration new clinical trial data to offer a comprehensive guide for treatment, from symptom onset through 2 weeks after acute ischemic stroke.