• Beovu, other pharmacotherapies pending and promising for DME

    1 month ago - By Healio

    WAILEA, Hawaii - There is “intense research” aimed at developing more effective, safer and more durable treatments for diabetic macular edema, Michael S. Ip, MD, said in a presentation at Hawaiian Eye 2021.
    “One new approach is brolucizumab, which has a very high molar dose,” Ip said.
    The KITE and KESTREL registration trials for Beovu 6 mg met the phase 3 endpoints of non-inferiority vs. aflibercept 2 mg at 1 year in patients with DME.
    Brolucizumab is the smallest known active unit of an antibody that allows for concentrated molar dosing, Ip
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