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Teva Pharm says FDA to decide on migraine drug on Sept 16

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Wednesday it could launch its migraine treatment as early as mid-September, after an initial delay.

 
Teva Pharm says FDA to decide on migraine drug on September 16

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Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Wednesday it could launch its migraine treatment as early as mid-September, after an initial delay.

 
Migraine Space in Focus as AMGN/NVS' Aimovig Gets FDA Nod

2018-05-21 zacks
Migraine is a serious neurological disease, which has significant effects on patients’ daily life. Patients suffer from debilitating pain and physical impairment along with fear of the next attack. It is estimated that patients with frequent migraine attacks may lose more than half of their life to the disease.

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Pharma Stock Roundup: Zoetis to Buy Abaxis, NVS Gets FDA Nod for Migraine Drug

2018-05-18 zacks
This week AstraZeneca (AZN - Free Report) , Novartis (NVS - Free Report) and Eli Lilly (LLY - Free Report) announced regulatory and pipeline updates on line extensions of their marketed drugs. While AstraZeneca’s asthma drug Fasenra failed to meet the primary endpoint in a late-stage study evaluating it for an expanded indication — chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (“COPD”); Lilly’s migraine candidate galcanezumab met the same in a late-stage study, evaluating it for another indication — prevention of episodic cluster headache.

 
Amgen's Migraine Drug Aimovig Gets FDA Approval, Shares Up

2018-05-18 zacks
Amgen (AMGN - Free Report) and partner Novartis (NVS - Free Report) announced that the FDA has approved their pipeline candidate Aimovig (erenumab) for the prevention of migraine.

 
Amgen, Novartis Set to Launch Migraine Drug Aimovig Next Week after FDA Approval

2018-05-18 genengnews
Amgen and Novartis are set to commercially launch the migraine prevention treatment Aimovig™ (erenumab)in the U.S. next week--the first calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor inhibitor approved by the FDA.

 
Amgen’s Novel Migraine Treatment Gets Key Approval

2018-05-18 247wallst
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) shares saw a nice bump after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved Aimovig (erenumab), Amgen’s preventive treatment of migraine in adults. It is the first FDA-approved preventive migraine treatment in a new class of drugs, which work by blocking the activity of calcitonin gene-related peptide, which is believed to play a critical role in migraine attacks.

 
Teva's Generic Restasis Could Punish Allergan

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
AGN's Restasis receives about 4% of its revenue from Canada. Q1 2018 Restasis revenue fell 15% Y/Y.

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Berkshire doubles Teva stake, adds to Apple, ends a newspaper bet

2018-05-16 channelnewsasia
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday said it has more than doubled its investment in generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd , and confirmed it has become Apple Inc's second-largest shareholder.

 
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Once a Falling Machete, Is Spiking -- Chase It | InvestorPlace

2018-05-16 investorplace
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA) stock has been decimated over the years. It fell 75% off the highs of 2015. This morning the stock is rallying on the news that the famed investor Warren Buffett doubled his stake in Teva stock.

 
Eli Lilly's Cluster Headache Candidate Succeeds in Phase III

2018-05-16 zacks
Eli Lilly & Company’s (LLY - Free Report) pipeline candidate, galcanezumab met its primary as well as secondary endpoint in a late-stage study evaluating it for the prevention of episodic cluster headache.

 
Teva Stock Up 5% as Buffett's Berkshire Raises Stake in Q1

2018-05-16 zacks
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA - Free Report) shot up around 5% in after-hours trading on Tuesday after it was revealed that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) has doubled its investment in the company in the first quarter

 
Nektar Therapeutics Stock Is Risky But Offers Big Reward

2018-05-15 investorplace
After topping the $110 level in March 2018, shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) are in a downtrend. Whether the underperformance is due to investors locking in profits or a lack of any news, the low trading volume suggests the stock could go anywhere from here.

 
UPDATE 3-U.S. state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

2018-05-15 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales.

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Berkshire Hathaway doubles Teva bet, confirms Apple purchases

2018-05-15 reuters
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) on Tuesday said it has more than doubled its investment in generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA.TA), and confirmed it has become Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) second-largest shareholder.

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