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2014-10-21 08:34:10

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application (NDA) for empagliflozin plus immediate-release metformin hydrochloride fixed-dose combination, an investigational compound being studied for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Empagliflozin plus metformin is part of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) Diabetes alliance portfolio. "Type 2...

2014-10-21 08:33:34

-- LUME-COLON 1 will evaluate the efficacy and safety of nintedanib in specific patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease has progressed on previous treatment RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced enrollment of the first patient in a new global Phase III study in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, with nearly 1.4 million new cases...

2014-10-20 16:27:01

Boehringer Ingelheim launches comprehensive support resources for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules are now commercially available in the United States. OFEV was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 15, 2014 for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It is the only kinase inhibitor approved to treat...

2014-10-15 20:22:42

Company to make OFEV available to IPF community within 10 days, along with comprehensive patient support resources RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules for oral use for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Granted Breakthrough Therapy designation during its review by the FDA, OFEV, capsules for oral use, taken twice...

2014-10-08 08:26:47

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that Striverdi® Respimat® (olodaterol) Inhalation Spray 5 mcg is now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States. STRIVERDI RESPIMAT is a long-term, once-daily maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. STRIVERDI RESPIMAT is not indicated to treat asthma...

2014-09-30 23:24:17

As Pradaxa Lawsuit Claims Continue Boehringer Ingelheim Conducts Clinical Trials On Idarucizumab, A Potential Reversal Agent To Pradaxa Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is testing a possible antidote for Pradaxa, the company’s oral anticoagulant that is the focus of almost 2500 Pradaxa lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois alleging uncontrollable bleeding. The...

2014-09-29 08:30:57

- LUX-Lung 8 trial met its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival in patients treated with afatinib versus erlotinib after failure of first-line, platinum-based chemotherapy, reducing the risk of disease progression by 18% RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase III data from Boehringer Ingelheim's LUX-Lung 8 trial, the first study to evaluate the superiority of afatinib versus erlotinib in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung,...

2014-09-26 12:25:01

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Boehringer Ingelheim applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for conducting today's public meeting to better understand the daily experiences of those living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious and life-threatening lung disease in which most patients live only three to five years after diagnosis. The patient and caregiver stories that will be shared with the FDA and the public today may help shed light on...

2014-09-25 08:27:29

Approval Marks New Inhaler Choice for tiotropium RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Spiriva® Respimat® (tiotropium bromide) inhalation spray for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema and to reduce exacerbations in COPD...

2014-09-18 08:28:26

- Boehringer Ingelheim obtains exclusive global rights for development and commercialization of CureVac's investigational therapeutic cancer vaccine CV9202 INGELHEIM and TUBINGEN, Germany, and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac, leader in mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid)-based drug development, today jointly announce an exclusive global license and development collaboration. The new collaboration focuses on CureVac's CV9202, a novel...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.