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GlaxoSmithKline submits regulatory application for UMEC/VI

Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Theravance have submitted a regulatory application in the US for UMEC/VI medicine, used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Theravance have submitted a regulatory application in the US for UMEC/VI medicine, used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

UMEC/VI is an investigational once-daily LAMA/LABA combination medicine. It includes properties, umeclidinium bromide --- a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA)--- and vilanterol, a long-acting beta2 agonist which is administered using the Ellipta inhaler.

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The application proposes the proprietary name Anora Ellipta and has been submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration for the long-term once-daily maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Applications for UMEC/VI are also planned in the European Union and in other countries next year.

FSTE 100 company GSK is a leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company.

Theravance is a biopharmaceutical company which collaborates with a number of pharmaceutical organisations.

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