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Dry eye disease

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Shire files dry eye drug lifitegrast in Europe

Shire files dry eye drug lifitegrast in Europe

Analysts predict Xiidra could become a $1bn product. Shire is awaiting the go-ahead of lifitegrast in the EU, seeking approval for the would-be dry eye disease blockbuster. ... Dry eye disease causes discomfort, stinging and blurry vision, and can

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  • Shire licences Parion dry eye drug in $535m deal Shire licences Parion dry eye drug in $535m deal

    Parion has already completed a phase I/II trial in 53 patients with mild-to-moderate dry eye disease with preliminary signs that it could improve symptoms. ... This is an opportunity to apply our knowledge and experience from ophthalmics and dry eye

  • Shire launches dry eye drug Xiidra in US Shire launches dry eye drug Xiidra in US

    Shire's recently-approved dry eye disease drug Xiidra is now available in the US, throwing down a challenge to Allergan's rival therapy Restasis. ... Some analysts believe the product could actually benefit from the increased awareness of dry eye disease

  • FDA finally approves Shire’s potential blockbuster Xiidra FDA finally approves Shire’s potential blockbuster Xiidra

    year. Allergan's Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) is the major player in dry eye disease – but Shire will hope that it can quickly establish a considerable foothold. ... adds. Dry eye disease is caused by a reduced ability to produce tears

  • FDA deals a big blow to Shire's late-stage pipeline FDA deals a big blow to Shire's late-stage pipeline

    Additional data required before firm can apply for re-approval. Shire suffered a major setback last week when the FDA declined to approve its lifitegrast treatment for dry eye disease, which ... Dry eye disease is caused by a reduced ability to produce

  • Shire buys into eyecare specialist Shire buys into eyecare specialist

    Will complement its investigational dry eye drug lifitegrast. Shire has acquired New York-based, privately held Foresight Biotherapeutics for $300m as it looks to add to its eyecare portfolio. . ... This acquisition further strengthens Shire's

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    However, ophthalmology is increasingly an area of interest in the industry with potential for growth as the global population ages; it is estimated that around 25m people have dry eye disease ... 175. SARcode Bioscience/ Shire. Acquisition. SAR 1118 for

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