United, Lung RX seek approval for inhaleable drug for PAH

July 2008
Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Jul2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p17
The article reports on the submission of a new drug application by United Therapeutics and its subsidiary Lung Rx in June 2008 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an inhaled formulation of treprostinil (ITRE) that can be used for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It details the findings of a randomized trial titled "Treprostinil Sodium Inhalation Used in the Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension" (TRIUMPH-1), which is used by United Therapeutics as basis of its application.


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