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Roxadustat phase 3 show treatment of anaemia from chronic kidney disease: AstraZeneca, FibroGen

AstraZeneca and FibroGen’s pooled cardiovascular (CV) safety analyses showed that roxadustat, an oral first-in-class hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI), did not increase the risk of MACE, MACE+ and all-cause mortality in non dialysis-dependent (NDD) patients compared to placebo and dialysis-dependent (DD) patients compared to epoetin alfa, a current medicine used to treat anaemia.

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FDA approves AstraZenecas Farxiga for reducing hospitalisation for heart failure in type 2 diabetes patients

AstraZeneca on Monday said that that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Farxiga (dapagliflozin) to reduce the risk of hospitalisation for heart failure (hHF) in adults with type-2 diabetes (T2D) and established cardiovascular disease (CVD) or multiple cardiovascular (CV) risk factors.

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AstraZeneca’s Bevespi Aerosphere approved in Japan for COPD patients

AstraZeneca’s Bevespi Aerosphere has been approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, becoming the first approved fixed-dose, long-acting dual bronchodilator in a pressurised metered-dose inhaler device in Japan.

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