( Last Updated : November 18, 2021)
Generic Name:
Project Status:
Therapeutic Area:
Prevention of migraine
Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly)
Brand Name:
Project Line:
Reimbursement Review
Project Number:
NOC Status at Filing:
Post NOC


Manufacturer Requested Reimbursement Criteria1:
Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly) is requesting reimbursement for EMGALITY® (galcanezumab) for the prevention of migraine in adults who have at least four migraine days per month and have experienced an inadequate response, intolerance, or contraindication to at least two oral prophylactic migraine medications.
Submission Type:
Fee Schedule:
Schedule A
Emgality is indicated for the prevention of migraine in adults who have at least four migraine days per month.
  1. The requested reimbursement criteria are provided by the applicant and do not necessarily reflect the views of CADTH. Reimbursement criteria from CADTH will be documented in the final recommendation, if applicable.

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Key Milestone

Call for patient/clinician input open 05-May-21
Call for patient/clinician input closed 28-Jun-21

- Patient input submission received from Migraine Canada Migraine Quebec

Submission received 03-Jun-21
Submission accepted  
Review initiated 18-Jun-21
Draft CADTH review report(s) provided to sponsor for comment 02-Sep-21
Deadline for sponsors comments 14-Sep-21
CADTH responses on draft review report(s) provided to sponsor 15-Oct-21
Expert committee meeting (initial) 27-Oct-21
Draft recommendation issued to sponsor 09-Nov-21
Draft recommendation posted for stakeholder feedback 18-Nov-21
End of feedback period 02-Dec-21