Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim's Jardiance against heart failure achieves breakthrough designation from FDA

Results from a phase III study with diabetes drug Jardiance are so promising that that the FDA has granted the medication breakthrough designation for fast tracking.

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated the drug Jardiance from Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim the status 'breakthrough,' which fasttracks the application of the substance against a special type of heart failure, Eli Lilly informs in a statement. The FDA further explains the special status with the promising results from a phase III trial with Jardiance in the above indication.

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