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Why doctors both heartened, underwhelmed by InterMune's Esbriet data in IPF
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Monday, March 3, 2014
Efficacy data for InterMune
Inc.'s Esbriet pirfenidone are likely to be enough for U.S. approval to
treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, but doctors contacted by BioCentury said
it may only add weeks to patient lives and hope future programs will show more
Last week, Esbriet met the
primary endpoint in the Phase III ASCEND trial. Compared with placebo,
significantly fewer patients receiving Esbriet either died or saw their forced
vital capacity (FVC) decline by at least 10% at 52 weeks, while significantly
more saw no decline in FVC.
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