Chiesi USA Announces Commercial Launch of Pharmaxis’ Cystic Fibrosis Drug Bronchitol

19th Mar 21

Release Date: 19/03/2021 8:20am

Pharmaxis Ltd (ASX: PXS) today announced that Chiesi USA, Inc. (Chiesi), has launched Bronchitol® (mannitol), an add-on maintenance therapy to improve pulmonary function in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients aged 18 years and older in the United States. Bronchitol, developed by Pharmaxis, is the first dry powder inhaled mucoactive agent providing a compact, portable treatment option for CF patients.

Additionally, Chiesi has announced data from the Pharmaxis Phase 3 global clinical trial (CF303) evaluating the efficacy and safety of Bronchitol in adults with CF has been published online in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis.

Pharmaxis has so far received a total of US$10 million in Bronchitol milestone payments from Chiesi triggered by FDA approval in October 2020 and the recent first shipment of stock to the USA.

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