Roflumilast Tablets (Daliresp®)

Elliott, William T.; Chan, James
April 2011
Internal Medicine Alert;4/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p62
The article offers information on the drug Roflumilast, an oral phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitor used to treat chronic osbtructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with its brand name Daliresp from Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc.


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