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Boehringer’s IPF Treatment Ofev Already in Select US Pharmacies

Ofev (nintedanib) capsules, a new drug treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is already being made available in select pharmacies throughout the United States with a prescription. The announcement of Ofev’s availability was recently made by the company, and…

Promising Experimental IPF Drug Receives Orphan Status

MediciNova, Inc.’s idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) drug candidate MN-001 (tipelukast) was recently granted orphan drug status by the US Food and Drug Administration. As a result, MediciNova will have exclusive rights to market MN-001 to treat patients with IPF, should it be approved following clinical trials. “We are very pleased…

ProMetic Will Explore PB-4050 Potential as Idiopathic PF Treatment

ProMetic Life Sciences has just announced that it will begin research on the application of their lead pipeline product for pulmonary fibrosis, PBI-4050, in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an unusual type of PF that leads to spontaneous lung scarring and is estimated to affect over 130,000 Americans. Every…

Groundbreaking IPF Research To Receive Major Grant From NIH

An influx of research at the University of Colorado, Denver (UCD) concerning the use of Parion Science’s mucolytic agents to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), will be made possible by a $7.9 million-total grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to a press release from…

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