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Top line data from the EXPEDITE study of Remodulin induction prior to Orenitram therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension

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Published:1st Nov 2022

A short induction of Remodulin (treprostinil) injection allowed study subjects to reach double the typical doses of Orenitram (treprostinil) extended-release tablets than patients who did not have a Remodulin induction

United Therapeutics Corporation announced that a preliminary analysis of the EXPEDITE study in patients suffering from World Health Organization (WHO) Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) demonstrated that 79% of patients in the study achieved an Orenitram (treprostinil) extended-release tablet dose of at least 4 mg three times daily (TID), for a 12 mg total daily dose at 16 weeks, after an up to eight week induction treatment period with Remodulin (treprostinil) injection. Detailed study results will be made available through scientific disclosure at upcoming medical conferences and in peer-reviewed publications.

“The EXPEDITE trial represents a framework to get carefully selected PAH patients on clinically impactful oral doses of a critical class of medication safely and so much more timely,” said John Kingrey, M.D., director of the Pulmonary Hypertension center at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center. “I’m so pleased with how my patients did with this approach, as it really did expedite their path to achieving increased prostacyclin dosages.”

Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Type: drug

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