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REYVOW® (Lasmiditan): Greater Odds, Significant Gains

For Consistent Efficacy During 1st and Subsequent Attacks

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who took REYVOW® (lasmiditan) C-V for their migraine attacks at doses of 100 mg or 200 mg had 3.8 and 7.2 times greater odds, respectively, of achieving superior pain freedom at 2 hours post treatment compared to those taking placebo in at least 2 out of 3 attacks (co-primary endpoint), new findings from the recently completed Phase 3 study CENTURION reveal. This co-primary endpoint result translated to therapeutic gains, or differences between REYVOW and placebo groups, of approximately 10-20%. Moreover, in at least 2 out of 3 attacks, Eli Lilly and Company's REYVOW demonstrated superiority over placebo in pain relief at 2 hours. In addition, significantly more study participants who treated their migraine attacks with REYVOW achieved pain freedom and pain relief at 2 hours in 2 out of 3 attacks with REYVOW versus those on placebo, even if they had previously tried triptans that were ineffective, intolerable or became contraindicated. REYVOW demonstrated superiority over placebo in all of the study's 18 gated endpoints. Results were presented October 7 virtually at the 18th Migraine Trust International Symposium.

Mark Mintun, M.D., vice president of pain and neurodegeneration, Eli Lilly and Company, stated, "We believe that REYVOW's therapeutic gain of up to 20% and up to 7.2 times greater odds of achieving pain freedom at 2 hours in at least 2 out of 3 attacks with the 200 mg dose are meaningful for patients and healthcare providers who seek consistency as a goal with acute medications when treating migraine attacks."

"In this study, people taking REYVOW, who had previously tried triptans that were ineffective, intolerable or contraindicated, achieved significantly greater pain freedom and pain relief at 2 hours across multiple attacks compared to those taking placebo," said study investigator Dr. Messoud Ashina, professor of neurology, Danish Headache Center and Dept. of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. "These latest findings are encouraging news for patients and their healthcare providers when discussing personalized treatment goals such as consistency of response. Migraine attacks can be debilitating so it's imperative patients have acute treatment options that can help them achieve the outcomes that matter to them."

 

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