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Two Treatments For IPF Edge Closer To Market, Will Come Down To Subtle Differences

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

InterMune’s pirfenidone and Boehringer Ingelheim’s nintedanib are neck-and-neck in the race to be the first drug interventions in the U.S. for the fatal lung disease. Phase III data from both drugs were presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting and published in the NEJM May 18.

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