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Panel Overwhelmingly Supports Boehringer COPD Drug Striverdi

Jan. 31, 2013
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An FDA advisory panel voted 15–1 with one abstention that Boehringer Ingelheim’s (BI) long-acting inhaler Striverdi Respimat has an acceptable risk-benefit profile as a maintenance treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) gave two more identical votes Wednesday on the drug’s efficacy profile and safety profile.
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