March 10, 2023 — The FDA has approved a nasal spray that is expected to provide fast relief from migraines, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday.

The drug zavegepant will be sold under the brand name Zavzpret and should be available in pharmacies by July 2023, the company said in a news release. The cost of the drug has not been revealed yet.

Clinical trials published in The Lancet Neurology showed the nasal spray provided migraine relief within 15-30 minutes of use, with the relief lasting up to 48 hours in many patients, Pfizer said. About 1,400 people participated in the…


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