Promius Pharma Announces Migraine Presentations at the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society

Thursday, June 28, 2018 Drug News
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PRINCETON, N.J., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Promius Pharma LLC announced today its presentations for the 60th

Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS) in San Francisco, CA, June 28July 1, 2018.

Promius will present 6 posters at the


  • Menstrual Migraine and Associated Pain Onset, Intensity and Interference: Results from the 2017 Migraine in America Symptoms and Treatment (MAST) Study
  • Most Bothersome Migraine Symptom and Associated Burden: Results from 2017 Migraine in America Symptoms and Treatment (MAST) Study
  • Efficacy, Tolerability, and Safety of Repeat Dosing with DFN-11, a Low-Dose (3 mg) Sumatriptan Injection, in Episodic Migraine: An Open-Label Extension of RESTOR
  • Tolerability of DFN-11, Low Dose (3 mg) Sumatriptan Injection: Focus on Triptan Sensations and Injection Site Reactions in the RESTOR Episodic Migraine Study
  • Pharmacokinetics of Intranasal Sumatriptan With and Without the Effect of Dodecyl Maltoside
  • DFN-02 Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan 10 mg + Permeation Enhancer) in the Acute Treatment of Migraine: Better Sustained Pain Freedom and Total Migraine Freedom with Lower Rescue Medication Use Compared with Placebo

"Promius has made significant strides in better understanding the needs of headache patients and advancing a relevant pipeline for the acute treatment of migraine," said Alan M. Rapoport, M.D., Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, and former President of the International Headache Society. "MAST data highlights the unmet needs in migraine. DFN-02 is a promising option being investigated for the acute treatment of migraine and, if approved, it should help meet some of these needs."

Additionally, Promius will deliver 4 platform presentations:

  • Low-Dose (3 mg) Sumatriptan Injection (DFN-11) Efficacy, Tolerability, and Safety in Episodic Migraine: RESTOR, a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
  • Assessing of Unmet Treatment Needs and Associated Disability Among Persons with Migraine: Results from 2017 MAST Study
  • Triptan Use and Discontinuation Among a Population Sample of Persons with Migraine: Results from 2017 MAST Study
  • DFN-02 Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan 10 mg + Permeation Enhancer) in the Acute Treatment of Migraine: Better Sustained Pain Freedom and Total Migraine Freedom with Lower Rescue Medication Use Compared with Placebo

"Scientific research is the lifeblood of our mission to address the unmet needs of migraine patients," said Sagar Munjal, Chief Medical Officer, Promius Pharma. "We're excited to share the results of our team's work at the 2018 AHS Annual Scientific Meeting with additional clinical data on the efficacy and safety of DFN-11. In addition, we are pleased to show promising data on investigational agents in our pipeline. Receiving continuous opportunities to present our research is a testimony to our scientific rigor in developing meaningful solutions to patient needs."

About the MAST StudyThe MAST Study addresses gaps in knowledge due to changing demographics and treatment options in the US migraine community. MAST was designed to shed light on the current state of migraine symptom characteristics, including the most bothersome migraine symptoms and how pain interferes with daily functioning.

About DFN-02DFN-02 is a novel intranasal spray formulation, currently patented in 11 countries (total of 13 issued patents), composed of sumatriptan 10 mg and Aegis Therapeutics, LLC permeation-enhancing excipient known as Intravail®. This formulation of DFN-02 allows sumatriptan to be rapidly absorbed into the systemic circulation, and it exhibits pharmacokinetics comparable to subcutaneously administered sumatriptan. DFN-02 is a novel investigational intranasal formulation in development for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.

About Promius Pharma LLCPromius Pharma is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, one of the largest and most respected pharmaceutical companies in the world. With a robust commercial infrastructure and extensive research and development capabilities through its parent company, Promius Pharma is committed to bringing new products to market that meet patients' needs in dermatology and neurology. For more information, visit

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