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Inspire Launches Phase 3 Trial For Cystic Fibrosis Drug

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DURHAM, N.C. — Inspire Pharmaceuticals

is launching a Phase 3 clinical trial of its proposed drug for the treatment of mild cystic fibrosis.

The drug denufosol tetrasodium is an inhalation product.

The test will include a 24-week efficacy period and a 24-week safety extension period. Some 350 patients with mild cystic fibrosis will be involved in the study. Patients will inhale the drug three times a day.