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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS Number 204697-65-4
ATC code None
PubChem CID 6918509
ChemSpider 5293706
Chemical data
Formula C38H47Br2N9O5
Molar mass 869.645 g/mol

Olcegepant (INN) (code name BIBN-4096BS) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist being studied as a potential treatment for migraines.[1]

A 2013 meta-analysis found olcegepant and telcagepant were effective and safe compared to placebo.[2]

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  1. ^ Tfelt-Hansen, P; Olesen, J (Apr 2011). "Possible site of action of CGRP antagonists in migraine.". Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache. 31 (6): 748–50. doi:10.1177/0333102411398403. PMID 21383046. 
  2. ^ Yao, Gang; Yu, Tingmin; Han, Ximei; Mao, Xijing; Li, Bo (2013-04-05). "Therapeutic effects and safety of olcegepant and telcagepant for migraine: A meta-analysis". Neural Regeneration Research. 8 (10): 938–947. doi:10.3969/j.issn.1673-5374.2013.10.009. ISSN 1673-5374. PMC 4145922free to read. PMID 25206386.