Benralizumab is a new drug being developed for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is administered by injection under the skin and acts by targeting specific proteins that
causes the airway to narrow. If benralizumab is licensed for use in the UK, it could be a new treatment option for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that may improve quality of life and reduce the number of exacerbations.
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that has severe effects on the lungs and the digestive system. It affects the cells that produce mucus and digestive juices. In cystic fibrosis, the secretions become thick and cause blockage within the tissues and organs (mostly within the lungs). Build-up of thick and sticky secretions in the lungs …