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Iran: Anti-migraine drug aims to hit US market 02:22

Iran: Anti-migraine drug aims to hit US market

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
July 14, 2018 at 09:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

An anti-migraine drug developed by Mimdarou Pharmaceutical Company in Tehran, Migraine-cut, is trying to make its way into the US market, footage from Saturday showed.

Developed in the form of a nasal spray, the drug has gone through five years of initial testing on more than 4,000 patients and found its way into other Middle Eastern countries.

"After 24 years of research and development, we have reached to the formulation of a curative drug with an efficacy of 81 percent and a [treatment] period of time, 120 days," Dr. Reza Ramezani, founder and CEO of the developing company said.

"We have got all the documents and test results ready which were required by the FDA[Food and Drug Administration]," added Dr. Farid Semsarha, Head of Research and Development of Mimdarou, as the company tries to introduce the medicine into a wider market especially the US.

Iran has tried to develop its national pharmaceutical sector within the past years due to severity of sanctions imposed on its health industry; which has been a strong incentive for developing and improving national pharmaceutical companies.

Iran: Anti-migraine drug aims to hit US market 02:22
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An anti-migraine drug developed by Mimdarou Pharmaceutical Company in Tehran, Migraine-cut, is trying to make its way into the US market, footage from Saturday showed.

Developed in the form of a nasal spray, the drug has gone through five years of initial testing on more than 4,000 patients and found its way into other Middle Eastern countries.

"After 24 years of research and development, we have reached to the formulation of a curative drug with an efficacy of 81 percent and a [treatment] period of time, 120 days," Dr. Reza Ramezani, founder and CEO of the developing company said.

"We have got all the documents and test results ready which were required by the FDA[Food and Drug Administration]," added Dr. Farid Semsarha, Head of Research and Development of Mimdarou, as the company tries to introduce the medicine into a wider market especially the US.

Iran has tried to develop its national pharmaceutical sector within the past years due to severity of sanctions imposed on its health industry; which has been a strong incentive for developing and improving national pharmaceutical companies.

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