Investigators report findings from a secondary analysis of the DARE-19 trial, which compared dapagliflozin with placebo in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Shortly after an EUA was issued, Genentech announced that tocilizumab (marketed under the brand name Actemra) was in shortage.
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The EUA was issued based on 4 randomized controlled clinical trials that evaluated the efficacy and safety of Actemra in more than 5500 hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
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Findings showed that the trial did not meet statistical significance on the primary endpoint.