A formulation of insulin—Exubera—that was marketed in the US in 2006–2007, but withdrawn by Pfizer because of its high price and dosing imprecision; other drug companies are developing inhalable insulins
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New York, NY) said that the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has denied a motion for a preliminary injunction that would have blocked further sales of its inhalable insulin medication, Exubera, in the United States.
The Valencia biotech selling its inhalable insulin called Afrezza, the firm's sole commercial product, and the diabetes research organization will collaborate to decide if Afrezza can be used in the medicine of children as well as advance new treatments in diabetes care.
Whilst there have been marginal improvements in injectable devices - insulin "pens" - the recent approval of inhalable insulin is the first step to opening new opportunities in the non-invasive delivery of this life-giving macromolecule.