Theravance Biopharma Highlights Expanded COPD Indication for Trelegy Ellipta in Europe
Trelegy Ellipta is a product in which
Trelegy Ellipta is the first COPD treatment to provide a combination of three molecules in a single inhaler that only needs to be taken once a day. The unique combination treatment includes: FF, an ICS; UMEC, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA); and VI, a LABA. This combination has been formulated to be delivered once-daily in GSK's ELLIPTA® dry powder inhaler.
In a press release dated
The new indication for Trelegy Ellipta is as a maintenance treatment in adult patients with moderate to severe COPD who are not adequately treated by a combination of an ICS and a LABA or a combination of a LABA and a LAMA (for effects on symptom control and prevention of exacerbations see section 5.1). It was originally approved in the
The European Summary of Product Characteristics is available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/34357.
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