Boehringer and Eli Lilly meet primary endpoints in heart failure treatment studies

In a new phase III trial, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have received positive results with the diabetes drug Jardiance for treating chronic heart failure.

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Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have received breakthrough results in their Empreror-Preserved phase III study of type 2 diabetes drug Jardiance. It is the first succesful treatment for chronic heart failure, or a weak pulse with preserved ejection fraction.

Eli Lilly reported on Tuesday that the safety profile of Jardiance in this indication was generally similar to its safety profile within diabetes.

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