March 01, 2011
Company news: Forest Labs
FDA approved Forest's Daliresp (roflumilast) for the treatment of severe chronic COPD in adults 18 and up. The daily pill is indicated for decreasing the frequency of flare-ups or worsening of symptoms including breathlessness, chronic cough and excessive phlegm associated with bronchitis. The first-in-class drug is not indicated for treatment of primary emphysema, another form of COPD.