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Boehringer's Ofev, Roche's Esbriet win same-day IPF approvals

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The FDA played no favorites in the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) space – approving two new medicines on the same day on 15 October for the fatal lung disease, Boehringer Ingelheim's Ofev (nintedanib) and Roche's Esbriet (pirfenidone), despite the different timelines the drugs were on for the agency's nod.

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