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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...
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...
DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercializatio...
If the market worked as perfectly as its more rabid advocates insist, we wouldn’t have attractive anomalies such as Synairgen plc (LON:SNG). Its shares are trading at a fraction of what would be c...
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 ...
Pirfenidone is a novel oral anti-fibrotic agent approved for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Since IPF is a chronic and progressive disease most commonly encountered in an older ...
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...