Madison, NJ, to develop an automated blood test to monitor therapeutic levels of Wyeth's immunosuppressive drug
As yet there is no cure for the disease, but researchers hope to perfect some type of immunosuppressive drug
therapy in the fugure.
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Madison, NJ, announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for its immunosuppressive drug
A pilot study suggests a potent immunosuppressive drug
can help people with severe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory disease of the colon.
The Medicare rules actually discriminate against transplant patients," said Senator Durbin in introducing the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug
Coverage for Transplant Patients Act of 2003 (S.
Our legislation simply would eliminate the 36-month time limitation to pay for Medicare immunosuppressive drug
coverage for the population that was not covered under last year's BIPA provision.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has received approvals from both the FDA and Health Canada to begin Phase II clinical trials in human patients to evaluate its new immunosuppressive drug
ISATX247 in renal transplantation.
Wilder said he is reluctant to label the immunosuppressive drug
cyclosporin A (CSA) anything more than a "potentially promising approach" to treating rheumatoid arthritis, but he admitted his group is excited about research results with the drug at NIADDK'S Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch.
Edmonton, Canada) has been issued United States Patent 7,060,672 for its lead immunosuppressive drug
About half of the infections started within 75 days of the operation, prompting researchers to predict: "In the future, reductions in infectious complications may result from our ability to monitor and adjust the immunosuppressive drug
The Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug
Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act would assist thousands of Americans under the age of 65 who are being cut off from Medicare after 36 months by extending coverage of immunosuppressive drugs
for kidney transplant recipients.
This held true even when no immune suppressive drug was administered "in the group with no treatment, the grafts were rejected in less than two weeks; short term immunosuppressive drug
treatments kept them intact just a few days longer.