Author Archives: Malika Ammam

Phase III Trials Reveal That IPF Patients Treated Continually with ESBRIET for Long-term Have Reduced Risk of Death

Results from phase III trials with Esbriet® (pirfenidone), a drug developed by Roche, were recently presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) congress held in Amsterdam from September 26-30, 2015. The results revealed that Esbriet® is beneficial for long-term treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is characterized by progressive…