Tag: "mycophenolate" at medical news
Impaired neuromotor function following cancer treatment can improve
... immune suppressants (cyclosporine, tacrolimus, or mycophenolate
mofetil) to ward off GVHD were better off. At one year, 70 percent of patients were still receiving treatment for GVHD. Therefore, further improvement might be expected beyond one year as patients continue to recover and are able to discontinue medi...
Mayo Clinic finds effective treatment with minimal side effects for non-renal lupus
...linic investigators have found that the medication mycophenolate
mofetil is effective for managing symptoms of syst... Dr. Moder explains that while mycophenolate
mofetil helps many patients, it's not 100 percent effective. He describes the drug, however, as "ver...
New data supports CellCept's position as a world leader in solid organ transplantation
...Steffen BJ, et al. Efficacy of triple therapy with mycophenolate
mofetil (MMF), tacrolimus (TACRO) and corticostero... (HCVR) in liver transplant recipients (OLT) under mycophenolate
mofetil (MMF) immunosuppression (IS): A long-term follow-up. Abstract 728, ATC 2004. 79 liver trans...
Investigational drug may provide new option for preventing transplant organ rejection
...ment regimen. All patients were also treated with mycophenolate
mofetil, corticosteroids and basiliximab -- standard immunosuppressive treatments used to help prevent rejection and maintain transplanted organ function. The study's primary endpoint was the incidence of biopsy-proven acute kidney rejection at six m...
Clinical trial shows drug may offer a new option to prevent rejection of transplanted kidneys
...tment regimen. All patients also were treated with mycophenolate
mofetil, corticosteroids and basiliximab -- standard immunosuppressive treatments used to help prevent rejection and maintain transplanted organ function. The study compared the incidence of biopsy-proven acute kidney rejection at six months. The ra...
Tacrolimus + mycophenolate mofetil & steroids: Safe, effective in preventing acute cardiac rejection
...ansplantation show a regimen of tacrolimus (TAC) + mycophenolate
mofetil (MMF) and steroids to be the safest and mo... acute rejection. The study evaluated tacrolimus + mycophenolate
mofetil and steroids, vs. cyclosporine microemulsion (CYA) + MMF and steroids, vs. tacrolimus + siro...
Transplanted kidneys from living donors survive longer with Neoral compared with tacrolimus
...ns: Neoral or tacrolimus, both in combination with mycophenolate
mofetil and steroids. The study concluded that three-year graft (organ) survival rates for the transplanted kidney were significantly higher in patients who received Neoral compared to patients who received tacrolimus. Specifically, the results sh...
UF researchers report: Immunosuppressant drug prevents late rejection of transplanted kidneys
...sity of Florida researchers have found. The drug, mycophenolate
mofetil, has been shown to decrease acute rejectio...n some cases patients could eventually stop taking mycophenolate
mofetil, which goes by the trade name CellCept, particularly because most episodes of rejection occu...
Newer form of 'gold standard' drug helps kidney transplant patients do better in long term
...come on the market. Meanwhile, another medication, mycophenolate
mofetil, or MMF, has reached widespread use as an anti-rejection drug to be taken along with cyclosporine. Kaplan and Meier-Kriesche embarked on the new study to assess the longterm effect of the trend toward using the newer drugs. They used the USR...
Making kidney transplants last longer: Large UM study finds newer drug is better
...ersity of Michigan concludes. A compound called mycophenolate
mofetil, or MMF, was found to reduce the risk of losing the new kidney due to chronic, or long-term, kidney failure better than the conventionally used drug azathioprine (AZA). The effect was not just due to MMF's ability to reduce acute rejection re...
Organ Rejection Drug Also Shows Promise For The Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...ase. After taking the immunosuppressive drug mycophenolate
mofetil (MMF) for afewmonths, some patients showed dramatic improvement even when the dosage of theirtraditionalsteroid medications was reduced. Others were able to discontinue steroidsentirely. MMF improved patient conditions without the nega...