Industry Trend Analysis - Single Tablet Potential Gives Jansen Edge In HIV Expansion - MAR 2017
BMI View: As the first single tablet regimen , rilpivirine and dolutegravir will have a key edge in the HIV market. Not taking multiple tablets has a noticeable compliance advantage , and allow s Jans s en Sciences to establish itself in the market. HIV remains a serious threat to global health , and expanding and simplifying anti-viral therapies is a key goal to bring HIV and AIDS under control globally.
Jans s en Sciences ( Johnson & Johnson) has announced the positive results from the first phase of its investigational Phase III studies combining Janssen's rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare's dolutegravir in HIV. The two-drug, single tablet trial is the first of its kind and has met its primary endpoint at week 48. HIV remains a pressing concern across the developed world and is still a crisis in Africa. Simplifying and streamlining treatment and control remains a vital goal for drug development.
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