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Pneumonitis in Medical News

Consumer Alert: Illegal Silicone Injections Result in Death

...track record of safety and patient satisfaction." A New England Journal of Medicine article in January, 2006 suggested the risks of silicone pneumonitis and respiratory failure in patients injected with illicit silicone and cautioned that "silicone injections for cosmetic purposes should be consid...

GSK Submits TYVERB(R)/TYKERB(R) (lapatinib) for First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer in Europe, US

...ciated with interstitial lung disease and pneumonitis. Patients should be monitored for pulmonary symptoms indicative of interstitial lung disease or pneumonitis and if symptoms are ¿ Grade 3 (NCI CTCAE), TYKERB should be discontinued. QT Prolongation - TYKERB prolongs the QT interval in some patients....

American Lung Association of Upper Midwest Offers Tips on Dealing With Floodwaters

...dust mites, cockroaches and mold, which can aggravate asthma and allergies and may cause the development of asthma, wheeze, cough and hypersensitivity pneumonitis in susceptible persons. Emergency power risks If electric power is lost during a flood, many people may turn to portable gasoline- or diese...

ViroPharma Reports Results of Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Maribavir in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

... (bone marrow) or solid organ transplantation are at high risk of CMV infection. In these patients, CMV disease can lead to severe conditions such as pneumonitis or hepatitis, or to complications such as acute or chronic rejection of a transplanted organ. While currently available systemic anti-CMV agents are ...

PEGASYS(R) Proven Effective as Hepatitis C Treatment for Latino Patients, According to Article in The New England Journal of Medicine

...a, psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and interstitial nephritis), pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans, interstitial pneumonitis and sarcoidosis), colitis (ulcerative and hemorrhagic/ischemic colitis), pancreatitis, and ophthalmologic disorders (decrease or loss of vision, retin...

Combination of TYKERB(R) (lapatinib) Plus Letrozole Demonstrated Significant Improvement in Delaying Disease Progression for HER2+/ErbB2+ Post-Menopausal Metastatic Breast Cancer

...ciated with interstitial lung disease and pneumonitis. Patients should be monitored for pulmonary symptoms indicative of interstitial lung disease or pneumonitis and if symptoms are ¿ Grade 3 (NCI CTCAE), TYKERB should be discontinued. QT Prolongation - TYKERB prolongs the QT interval in some patie...

Exelixis Reports Phase 1 and Phase 2 Data For XL647 at ASCO

...nalysis by central review. These patients were dose-reduced to 300 mg daily and did not experience any further DLTs. One event of Grade 3 drug-induced pneumonitis occurred in 1 patient enrolled at 300 mg. The most common treatment-related adverse events were diarrhea, rash, dysgeusia, and fatigue. Four patients ...

PEGINTRON(TM) and REBETOL(R) Approved in European Union for Retreating Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed Previous Pegylated or Non-Pegylated Interferon Therapy

...ation of autoimmune disorders including thyroiditis, RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pulmonary infiltrates, pneumonitis and pneumonia, some resulting in patient deaths), urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis, retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots....

ViroPharma Receives European Orphan Drug Designation for CAMVIA(TM)

...stem cell (bone marrow) or solid organ transplantation are at high risk of CMV infection. In these patients, CMV can lead to severe conditions such as pneumonitis or hepatitis, or to complications such as acute or chronic rejection of a transplanted organ. While currently available systemic anti-CMV agents are e...

Severe Cold is Harbinger of Infections

...eir metabolism slows down and the virus is able to spread faster," said Mukherjee, adding that the most common infections during the cold weather were pneumonitis and sinusitis. "The room heater is not recommended at all," said Mukherjee, adding that the sudden change in body temperature caused when a pers...
Pneumonitis in Medical Technology

Afinitor(R) Phase II Data Show Positive Results for Patients With Multiple Types of Lymphoma, Leading to Phase III Trial

...he excipients. Potentially serious adverse reactions include non-infectious pneumonitis and infections for which patients should be monitored carefully and treated as needed. In addition, non-infectious pneumonitis may require temporary dose reduction and/or interruption or discontinuation...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...he excipients. Potentially serious adverse reactions include non-infectious pneumonitis and infections for which patients should be monitored carefully and treated as needed. In addition, non-infectious pneumonitis may require temporary dose reduction and/or interruption or discontinuation...

Ground-Breaking Combination of All-Oral Agents Demonstrates Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment Regimen

...a, psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and interstitial nephritis), pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans, interstitial pneumonitis and sarcoidosis), colitis (ulcerative and hemorrhagic/ischemic colitis), pancreatitis, and ophthalmologic disorders (decrease or loss of vision, retin...

Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128, Most Advanced Nucleoside Polymerase Inhibitor in Development for Chronic Hepatitis C

...a, psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and interstitial nephritis), pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans, interstitial pneumonitis and sarcoidosis), colitis (ulcerative and hemorrhagic/ischemic colitis), pancreatitis, and ophthalmologic disorders (decrease or loss of vision, retin...

Video: Afinitor(R) Approved in US as First Treatment for Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer After Failure of Either Sunitinib or Sorafenib

...he excipients. Potentially serious adverse reactions include non-infectious pneumonitis and infections for which patients should be monitored carefully and treated as needed. In addition, non-infectious pneumonitis may require temporary dose reduction and/or interruption or discontinuation...

ViroPharma Announces Discontinuation of Maribavir Phase 3 Study in Liver Transplant Patients

... (bone marrow) or solid organ transplantation are at high risk of CMV infection. In these patients, CMV disease can lead to severe conditions such as pneumonitis or hepatitis, or to complications such as acute or chronic rejection of a transplanted organ. While currently available systemic anti-CMV agents are ...

Schering-Plough Provides Update on Boceprevir Clinical Development and Introduces Potent Next-Generation Oral HCV Protease Inhibitor for Treating Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

...ation of autoimmune disorders including thyroiditis, RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pulmonary infiltrates, pneumonitis and pneumonia, some resulting in patient deaths), urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis, retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots....

Boceprevir Phase II Study Showed High Rate of Sustained Response With 28- and 48-Week Regimens in Genotype 1 Treatment-Naive Hepatitis C Patients

...ation of autoimmune disorders including thyroiditis, RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pulmonary infiltrates, pneumonitis and pneumonia, some resulting in patient deaths), urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis, retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots....

New Study Shows that PEGASYS(R) Regimen Provides Higher Sustained Virological Response Rates for Hepatitis C Patients

...a, psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and interstitial nephritis), pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans, interstitial pneumonitis and sarcoidosis), colitis (ulcerative and hemorrhagic/ischemic colitis), pancreatitis, and ophthalmologic disorders (decrease or loss of vision, retin...

Top-Line Results of Boceprevir Phase II Study Showed High Rate of Sustained Response (SVR) in Genotype 1 Treatment-Naive Hepatitis C Patients

...ation of autoimmune disorders including thyroiditis, RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pulmonary infiltrates, pneumonitis and pneumonia, some resulting in patient deaths), urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis, retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots....
Pneumonitis in Medical Products

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis II

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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis I

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Extended Panel (Farmer's Lung Panel)

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories
Pneumonitis in Medical Definition

Pathology

... Coalworker's pneumoconiosis - Pneumoconiosis - Silicosis - Bauxite fibrosis - Berylliosis - Siderosis - Byssinosis - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis ( Farmer's lung , Bird fancier's lung ) Other, principally affecting the interstitium Acute respiratory distress syndrome - Pulmonary e...
Pneumonitis in Medical Dictionary

Chemical pneumonitis

Chemical pneumonitis is inflammation of the lung caused by irritation from aspirated vomitus or barium used in gastro-intestinal imaging, ingested gasoline or other petroleum distillates, ingested or skin absorbed pesticides, gases from electroplating, or other... Chemical pneumoni...

Pneumocystis Carinii

... Pneumocystis carinii causes bilateral diffuse pneumonitis in immunocompromised ... Pneumocystis carin...sful chemoprophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis Original Article from The New England Journal ...tent chemoprophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis Pneumocystis carinii is found in the lung...

Pleuritis

...ondition association) ... Causes of Lung cancer including triggers, underlying medical cause of ... In 50% of patients with SLE, pleuritis and pneumonitis cause hemoptysis, a cough, ... Viral pleuritis is a viral infection of the pleurae, which ... symptom of viral pleuritis is chest pain. ...
Pneumonitis in Biological News

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...first identified in 2000 as the potential cause of a mysterious disease that had been occurring among machinists. The illness, called hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), is an inflammation of the lung resulting from the body's immune reaction to bacteria, mold, and other airborne particles. At HP outbreak sites, ...
Pneumonitis in Biological Technology

FDA Grants Priority Review for Schering-Plough's Peginterferon Alfa-2b for the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients With Stage III Melanoma

...ation of autoimmune disorders including thyroiditis, RA, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, pulmonary disorders (dyspnea, pulmonary infiltrates, pneumonitis and pneumonia, some resulting in patient deaths), urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis, retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots....
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