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Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim has started a new 12-week multinational trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics (PK) of add-on treatment with pirfenidone to background therapy w...
(MedPage Today) -- Pooled data show significant reduction with pirfenidone
New data has shown Esbriet (pirfenidone) from Roche’s Genentech unit can reduce risk of death in idiopathic…
What questions remain about the recently approved medications for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis -- pirfenidone and nintedanib. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the initiation of a new 12-week study (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02579603) to a...
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 28, 2015) - The live broadcast takes place on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11am EST (4pm GMT). The presenters include experts from Charles River: Dr. Alan Young, ...
A phase III clinical trial of pirfenidone in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in Japan has revealed that pirfenidone attenuated the decline in vital capacity (VC) and improved progres...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic fibrotic lung disease with a median survival of 2-5 years and limited treatment options. In 2008, pirfenidone became the first drug to be approved for ...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a primary lung disorder that scars distal airspaces and has a prognosis similar to many aggressive cancers. After decades of failed clinical trials, two drugs (n...
Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) is a lifethreatening event and one of the important endpoints in clinical trials involving IPF. Despite this, there has been little evaluat...