Merck delays plan to seek FDA approval for migraine drug

04/21/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Merck & Co. said it will postpone its plan to submit migraine drug telcagepant for FDA approval after a clinical trial of patients taking the drug daily showed increased levels of liver enzymes. Merck halted the study but is continuing other trials focused on the drug's use in managing periodic migraines, a company official said.

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