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New Study for People with Severe to Very Severe COPD

New Study for People with Severe to Very Severe COPDThis research study is testing whether a new investigational drug that targets eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) could help patients with COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) control symptoms and reduce exacerbations (flare-ups) that lead to hospitalizations. The new investigational drug will be compared to oral and inhaled corticosteroids, the current standard of care for COPD.


More about the study:The study drug (Benralizumab) is administered by Subcutaneous (under the skin) injection (SC). There will be 3794 participants in this trial If you are interested, please find the full study details and eligibility criteria listed here. Eligibility Criteria:Participants must:be between 40 – 85 years oldhave been diagnosed by a medical professional as having severe to very severe COPDbe a current smoker or former smokerParticipants must not:be taking any steroid medications by mouth on a regular basishave been diagnosed with any…