EMPA-REG hHF and Renal Data Added to EU Jardiance Label

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announced that Jardiance and its FDCs have received a positive CHMP opinion and label updates for the reduction of hospitalization for heart failure (hHF) and new-onset or worsening kidney disease. Interestingly, the EU label updates are based on data from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME study “due to the current unmet medical need to treat these conditions.” Below, FENIX discusses potential read-through from the precedence set by FDA for previous Pradaxa label updates.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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