Navigation Links
PNH Patients Treated with Soliris(TM) Experienced Dramatic Reduction in Blood Clots During Clinical Trials
Date:8/20/2007

ssion (EC) also approved the use of Soliris(TM) (eculizumab) for the treatment of patients with PNH. Soliris is the first therapy approved in Europe for the treatment of PNH and was the first medicinal product to receive EU approval under the EMEA Accelerated Assessment Procedure.

Important Safety Information

Soliris is generally well tolerated. The most frequent adverse events observed in clinical studies were headache, nasopharyngitis (a runny nose), back pain and nausea. Treatment with Soliris should not alter anticoagulant management because the effect of withdrawal of anticoagulant therapy during Soliris treatment has not been established.

The U.S. product label for Soliris also includes a boxed warning: "Soliris increases the risk of meningococcal infections. Vaccinate patients with a meningococcal vaccine at least two weeks prior to receiving the first dose of Soliris; revaccinate according to current medical guidelines for vaccine use. Monitor patients for early signs of meningococcal infections, evaluate immediately if infection is suspected, and treat with antibiotics if necessary." Two out of 196 vaccinated PNH patients treated with Soliris experienced a serious meningococcal infection.

Prior to beginning Soliris therapy, all patients and their prescribing physicians will be enrolled in the Soliris Safety Registry which is part of a special risk management program that involves initial and continuing education and long-term monitoring for detection of new safety findings.

Please see full prescribing information at http://www.soliris.net.

About Alexion

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company working to develop and deliver life-changing drug therapies for patients with serious and life-threatening medical conditions. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic products aimed at treating patients with a w
'/>"/>

SOURCE Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology technology :

1. Sensitive detection of tumor cells in peripheral blood of carcinoma patients by a reverse transcription PCR method
2. Quantitation of GAD67 Gene Expression in Prefrontal Cortex of Schizophrenia Patients Using the iCycler iQ Detection System and Molecular Beacons, Rev A
3. What patients want: A story of choice, clinical trials & evidence-based medicine
4. Heart patients benefit from digital image network
5. LEDS Bring Relief to Young Cancer Patients
6. CPM Helps Physicians Group Retain Patients with New Kind of House Call
7. Fast and Easy Isolation of PCR-Ready Genomic DNA from Whole Blood
8. Genomic DNA Extraction from Buccal Swabs Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit
9. Genomic DNA Extraction from Buffy Coat Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit
10. EppendorfPerfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit
11. Higher gDNA Concentrations with the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit by Varying the Final Elution Volume
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... 2015  CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR ), ... oncology, today announced positive updated results from its ... the treatment of unresectable glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a ... trial is designed to investigate the preliminary efficacy ... have progressed following prior treatment with surgery, radiation ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... Tunnell Consulting, Inc. today ... senior statistician and Principal, a position to which she ... management and analysis of complex and large data sets ... “We’re delighted to have Julia join the Tunnell team ... Dr. Philippe Cini, Group Vice President and leader of ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... Pa. , May 20, 2015  Select ... that the Federal Trade Commission granted early termination ... Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, applicable ... MJ Acquisition Corporation, a joint venture that Select ... L.P. As previously announced, MJ Acquisition ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... May 20, 2015  Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ... & CEO, will present at The Jefferies 2015 Global ... on June 1 st , 2015 at 8:30am Eastern ... Concannon,s presentation live via webcast at: http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff88/hae ... HAE ) is a global healthcare company dedicated ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 2CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 3CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 4CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 5CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 6CytRx Reports Positive Updated Phase 2 Aldoxorubicin Clinical Trial Results in Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer) 7Julia O’Neill Joins Tunnell Consulting’s Operational and Process Improvement Practice 2Select Medical Corporation's Proposed Acquisition of Concentra Inc. through Joint Venture with Welsh Carson Receives Antitrust Clearance 2
... announced today that they have entered into a strategic ... at Roche,s global research sites. BioDuro will provide research ... which can help to shorten (internal) drug discovery timelines. ... relationship.Roche has many years of experience in partnering with ...
... hemophilia in miceGAITHERSBURG, Md., April 6 VIRxSYS Corporation ... " Trans -splicing into Highly Abundant Albumin Transcripts for Production ... journal Molecular Therapy . The study describes a novel ... is inserted into the albumin gene "hijacks" the albumin, causing ...
... April 6 Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... Stern, has posted a new entry on his blog ... company,s recent meetings in Zurich, Switzerland, further development plans ... plans for clinical-grade Oxycyte, and plans for raising additional ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioDuro and Roche Expand Strategic Collaboration to Provide Drug Discovery Services 2VIRxSYS Publishes New Study on RNA Therapy 2
(Date:5/20/2015)... May 20, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... wholly owned subsidiary, 3D-ID LLC, a company engaged in ... for the biometrics technology portion of the recently awarded ... the Department of the Army. 3D-ID LLC ... for government, law enforcement and security agencies. ...
(Date:5/19/2015)... YORK , May 19, 2015  Technology is ... both internally and in the cloud. Passwords and their ... use of OTP and standards-based specifications such as those ... the outmoded use of passwords presents for BYOD, COPE, ... a unified biometric identity protocol. In ...
(Date:5/18/2015)... May 18, 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) ... FPC1025, FPC1145, FPC1155 and FPC1035 from one if its module ... and including Q3 2015 and the sensors will be used ... order values for 2015 hereby amount to 740 MSEK to ... of 140 MSEK and a number of smaller orders not ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID, Inc Announces Participation as Member of Team Battelle for TIES Contract Award 2NXT-ID, Inc Announces Participation as Member of Team Battelle for TIES Contract Award 3HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 2HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 3Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 230 Million and Raises Revenue Guidance for 2015 2
... the University of Leeds, has found that a common ... monoxide poisoning. Animal studies have shown that the ... deaths from arrhythmias irregular or abnormally paced heartbeats ... The findings could have important implications for the development ...
... August 6, 2012 Individuals with mutations in BRCA1 and ... and ovarian cancers. Families at risk have been seeking ... but the standard method of direct sequencing is labor-intensive, costly, ... BRCA2 genes. A group of Canadian scientists has developed ...
... is able to source food from the land as well as ... University of London has found. Scientists analysed the behaviour of ... the water level of the lake was low, the crayfish found ... journal PLoS ONE today (3 August 2012). Lead ...
Cached Biology News:Anti-angina drug shows protective effects from carbon monoxide 2Anti-angina drug shows protective effects from carbon monoxide 3New method provides fast, accurate, low cost analysis of BRCA gene mutations in breast cancer 2Crayfish species proves to be the ultimate survivor 2