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BI's DPP-4 inhibitor linagliptin sails through pivotal trials as it chases the pack

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Executive Summary

Boehringer Ingelheim's anti-diabetic linagliptin met its primary endpoint in four Phase III trials in patients, show detailed results presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) meeting in Orlando, Florida. The DPP-4 inhibitor outperformed placebo in four different type 2 diabetes settings – as monotherapy, in combination with metformin, with Takeda's Actos (pioglitazone) and with metformin plus sulfonylurea.



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