Tag: "cyclosporine" at medical news
Renal Transplantation in Children Younger Than 6 Years Old
...The primary immunosuppressant therapy consisted of cyclosporine
in 61% of the patients, tacrolimus in 39%, mycophenolate in 49% and azathioprine in 51%. A steroid-free protocol was used in 17% of the patients. In the last 21 cases, basiliximab or daclizumab was added. The group found that there were 13 (32.5%) ...
Osteoporosis – A New Treatmen
...ports that patients who were treated with the drug cyclosporine
– often given to suppress the immune system before organ transplants – tended to lose bone mass. Those patients were also at increased risk of bone fractures, said first author Winslow, who led the study as an HHMI predoctoral fellow in Crabtree's la...
Inhaled Cyclosporine Results In Rejection Free Survival among Lung Transplant Patients
...chers have found that inhaled anti-rejection drug, cyclosporine
significantly reduces// rejection and results in b... the same study that previously found that inhaled cyclosporine
improved survival and extended periods of chronic rejection-free survival in lung transplant patient...
Comparing Psoriasis Treatments
...ommon treatments for psoriasis -- methotrexate and cyclosporine
-- are equally effective in relieving symptoms of ...s in the methotrexate group and 14 patients in the cyclosporine
group reached nearly complete remission. Twenty-six patients in the methotrexate group and 30 patien...
Better Drug for Heart Transplant
...hy. Study authors write, "Everolimus combined with cyclosporine
and corticosteroids during the first 12 months is a safe and effective immunosuppressant regimen for use in recipients of a first heart transplant." Researchers say further evaluation and follow-up are needed to determine the optimal dose. However, ...
Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
... SangStat expects to launch significantly smaller cyclosporine
capsule in Europe. The new cyclosporine
capsule is significantly smaller than any cyclosporine
capsule currently on the market. "The replac...