US drug regulatory agencies have approved the use of a nasal spray that can relieve migraine symptoms in as little as 15 minutes. The spray is expected to replace oral medications for people who cannot tolerate them.
For people who suffer from sudden, severe headaches that can even lead to nausea and vomiting, a new drug, a nasal spray that promises to relieve headache symptoms, could be of great help. Migraine in minutes.
It is a drug made by Pfizer It was recently approved by the agency of Food and Drug Administration (FDA in English) for human use.
medicine, Zabzpret is the first product to use nasal administration to relieve the most common symptoms of migraine, including headache and sensitivity to light.
“FDA approval of Zavzpret is an important step forward for people with migraines who need to be pain-free. Prefer alternatives to oral medications said in a statement Pfizer Chief Commercial Officer Angela Huang .
Nasal drops for migraine, in a phase 3 trial, Relieves pain in just 15 minutes and completely eliminates the disease’s most annoying symptoms in 2 hours The company guaranteed.
Although patients in clinical trials generally tolerated the compound well, 2% had side effects such as taste changes, nausea and vomiting .
in an interview with EFE, Francesca Fiorito Torres, a doctor who specializes in migraines Pfizer’s new drug A great option for those who experience nausea and vomiting while taking oral medications .
Fiorito-Torres revealed that “in the migraine world, there is room for everything”, but dare The nasal method will eventually become the norm although comparisons with other migraine drugs have not yet been made, due to the faster onset of drug action.
According to Pfizer data, Migraines affect about 1 billion people worldwide nearly 40 million Americans Women, in particular, are three times more likely to suffer than men . these, About 60% experience nausea and vomiting During a migraine attack.
About half of the people who suffer from this disease also never diagnosed in the United States, the numbers for the Latino-American, African-American, or Asian population are even higher.