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Bronchiectasis Trials Should Be Longer, Focus On Exacerbation Frequency

Executive Summary

Bayer's endpoint for Phase III trials of ciprofloxacin inhaler should have focused on frequency of, rather than delay in, exacerbations, US FDA advisory committee members say; Aradigm's pending NDA in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis could be impacted recommendations on endpoints, trial duration and concerns about long-term development of antibiotic resistance.

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