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Shire Could Get More Out Of OPUS-3 Than Refiling Lifitegrast

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In addition to supporting resubmission of the new drug application (NDA) for Shire PLC's dry-eye disease candidate lifitegrast, the specialty pharma is emphasizing that the just-completed OPUS-3 trial shows that lifitegrast is the first drug ever to demonstrate symptom improvement over consecutive trials in dry eye.

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