Win For AZ's COPD Triple Combo In Bid To Catch GSK
GlaxoSmithKline is streets ahead in the three-in-one COPD market, having received approval last year in the USA and Europe for Trelegy Ellipta, but AstraZeneca's PT010 may provide competition in the future having met six out of seven lung function primary endpoints in a Phase III trial.
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