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OFEV Has Been Proven to
Slow IPF Progression

OFEV® (nintedanib) reduces disease progression
in 2 ways...

OFEV slows the decline in lung function

  • In 2 out of 3 medical studies, OFEV capsules were proven to slow the decline in lung function by about 50% compared to IPF patients who took a placebo, a pill with no medicine
  • In the third study, OFEV slowed the decline in lung function by 68%. This was determined by testing patients' forced vital capacity, or FVC, after 1 year of therapy. FVC is the amount of air you can forcibly blow out, or exhale, after taking the deepest breath possible

OFEV reduces acute exacerbations

A small number of patients with IPF may experience a serious and sudden worsening of symptoms, known as an acute exacerbation. These acute exacerbations cause a sudden and permanent worsening of IPF that leaves the patient with less lung function than they had before the attack.

  • In 2 out of 3 medical studies, OFEV reduced the chances of having a first acute exacerbation during a 1-year period
  • In 1 study, OFEV patients were 80% less likely to have an acute exacerbation during a 1-year period vs placebo patients (7.3% vs 1.5%, respectively, with an absolute difference of 5.8%)
80% less risk of an acute exacerbation
OFEV® (nintedanib) Package

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