Cystic Fibrosis

PBS moves for COPD inhalers and new CF treatments

In a major change for corticosteroid/LABA inhalers for COPD, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has recommended removal of the requirement for patients to have a FEV1 less than 50% of predicted normal prior to therapy. At its March meeting the PBS gatekeeper made the recommendation in response to an application for the triple therapy ...

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