Farxiga eGFR Cutoff Lowered; Positive Brilinta T2DM Data

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga franchise labels (Farxiga and Xigduo) have been updated to reduce the eGFR cutoff from 60 to 45 mL/min/1.73m2. Additionally, AZ announced positive topline results from the Brilinta Ph3 THEMIS study in patients with established CAD and T2DM. Below, FENIX provides insight into the lower Farxiga eGFR as well as thoughts on AZ’s strengthening CV protection market position.

About The Author

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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