(pirfenidone)

Insights+: Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the US FDA in 2020

Breakthrough Therapy (BT) Designation is an expedited review program introduced in Section 902 of the Food and Drug Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 The Breakthrough Designation is granted to the drug candidates as monotherapy or in combination with other drugs intended to treat serious or life-threatening diseases and has shown substantial improvement over available …

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Roche Reports the US FDA’s Acceptance of sNDA and Granted Priority Review for Esbriet (pirfenidone) to Treat UILD

Shots: The sNDA submission is based on a P-II study that involves assessing Esbriet vs PBO in patients aged ≥18-85yrs. with progressive fibrosing UILD for 24wks. The anticipated PDUFA date is May’2021 Results: Over 24wks. predicted median change in FVC measured by home spirometry (-87.7 vs -157.1 mL); change in percent predicted DLco and 6MWD …

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