Navigation Links
Remicade Emerges as a Treatment for Patients Suffering From Psoriasis Disorder

Phase 3 trials conducted on Remicade (infliximab) showed rapid, significant improvement in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. The stud mainly used placebo-// control and dose-ranging from 3 mg/kg and 5 mg/kg. The continuous eight week maintenance therapy resulted in greater long-term skin clearance compared with as-needed therapy regimens within each dose.

At 10 weeks it was seen that 70 % of the patients treated with Remicade 3 mg/kg and 75 % of patients receiving 5 mg/kg achieved at least 75 % improvement in psoriasis. The measurement scale used was Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI 75). At the end of the 50 weeks patients receiving Remicade 5 mg/kg every eight-week maintenance therapy saw the highest level of improvement. The results were presented at the 64th annual American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

Alan Menter, MD, chairman, Division of Dermatology, Baylor University Medical Center, and lead study investigator said that patients receiving scheduled Remicade maintenance therapy achieved long-term cure against psoriasis, a lifelong, chronic inflammatory disease. Statistics show that nearly two million Americans suffer from this disease.

Robert Matheson, MD, Oregon Medical Research Center, and study investigator said that Remicade in the treatment of a disease offers great physical and emotional challenges. It has a potential to result in complete skin clearance.

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the use of Remicade in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Hence the European Commission also approved Remicade for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who failed to respond to other systemic therapy.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Remicade Therapy Effective in Treating Severe Psoriasis
2. Sanitation Emerges as the Winner
3. Advances in Treatment of Cataracts
4. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
5. Treatment for Menieres disease
6. Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective
7. Better Treatment for obesity
8. Gene Treatment for Heart Disease
9. More People Seeking Treatment for Depression
10. Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer
11. Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... year’s recipient of proceeds from its 14th Annual Clays for Kids fundraiser, to ... Road 30, Bennett, Colorado. , As part of BluSky’s partnership with The ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... Jack: Against All Odds”: the story of Coach Cactus Jack and the impact he ... creation of published author, Walter Hubbard, a retired wildlife and fisheries biologist and pharmacy ... Walter and Jane have three adult children and a granddaughter. Walter and ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Last month, representatives from ... employees, and town officials to celebrate the grand opening of the 87,000 square ... as part of its ongoing relationship with RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest health ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Dr. Alan I. Benvenisty, MD is dual board ... He is known for his distinguished expertise and experience in the diagnosis and treatment ... training in treating renovascular disease and aortic aneurysm . He is known for ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... management and interpretation, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) ... web-based, scalable and secure cloud platform for medical image management. At the core ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/10/2017)... May 10, 2017 Global Health Intelligence ... Latin America , published its 2017 ranking of the ... based on extensive data analysis from GHI,s hospitals database ... database for the region. The GHI database covers 86% of ... more than 130 data points for each institution in key ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... 9, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ... today announced it has earned a spot on ... The Company was ranked among 500 U.S. employers as ... Healthcare Equipment and Services. The annual ... anonymous, independent survey of over 30,000 employees across 25 ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... YORK , May 8, 2017 ... the transition from fee for service reimbursement. Black Book ... 2017. 1.       The Market for MIPS ... 77% of physician practices with 3 or more ... Technology Solutions by Q4. "Given the magnitude of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: