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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

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 significantly affect quality of life in some patients,

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

    Shire has agreed a licencing deal with Parion Sciences for a dry eye disease drug that bolsters its ophthalmic portfolio, a priority area for the Irish group. ... 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

    FDA finally approves Shire’ s potential blockbuster Xiidra. Dry eye disease treatment wins US licence. ... adds. Dry eye disease is caused by a reduced ability to produce tears and is characterised by red, painful eyes and vulnerability to infections.

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

    Shire suffered a major setback last week when the FDA declined to approve its lifitegrast treatment for dry eye disease, which has been tipped as a $1bn product. ... Dry eye disease is caused by a reduced ability to produce tears and is characterised by

  • Shire buys into eyecare specialist Shire buys into eyecare specialist

    Shire buys into eyecare specialist. Will complement its investigational dry eye drug lifitegrast. ... This acquisition further strengthens Shire's late-stage pipeline, and has a strategic fit with its investigational drug lifitegrast, which is in

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  • Pharma deals during March 2013 Pharma deals during March 2013

    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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