A Phase III trial showed Jardiance® is the first SGLT2 inhibitor to significantly reduce average blood sugar in type 2 diabetics aged 10-17 compared to placebo.
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A major trial evaluating Boehringer Ingelheim’s Jardiance®, showed it reduced the risk of cardiovascular death and chronic kidney disease progression by 28 percent.
With cardiovascular disease continuing to present a significant health concern, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour reflects on recent development efforts and drug approvals in the space with comment from Dr Douglas Clark, Head of Medical Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim UK & Ireland.
Jardiance displayed a 21 percent risk reduction in adults with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in Phase III study.
The FDA have approved Lilly’s Jardiance (empagliflozin) to treat adults living with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
The US FDA has granted Fast Track designation to Jardiance® for the treatment of chronic kidney disease.
British Columbia has said it will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap biosimilars.