GSK and Theravance Announce Positive Results From Four Pivotal Phase III Studies for Once-Daily LAMA/LABA (UMEC/VI) in COPD
GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (Nasdaq: THRX) today announced the results of four pivotal phase III studies of investigational LAMA/LABA involving over 4,000 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
These four studies include two 24-week efficacy studies that compared the combination LAMA/LABA, its components and placebo and two 24-week active comparator studies that compared the combination with the LAMA tiotropium, a widely prescribed maintenance bronchodilator for COPD.
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