immunomodulator

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immunomodulator

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈmɒdjʊˌleɪtə)
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a substance that affects the functioning of the immune system
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Contract award notice: Ead20180009 - immunomodulators - nivolumab
Immunomodulators are the active agents in immunotherapy treatments for diseases that induce, enhance or suppress an immune response.
Effective management of infections with immunomodulators is paramount to the long-term health of the patient.
To get it back on track, it needs immunomodulators -naturally occurring substances that help nourish your immune cells, so your immune system becomes balanced again.
Hence, the present study was conducted to assess the efficacy of intra uterine immunomodulators in reducing uterine infection in endometritis affected cows.
Study Selection: The inclusion criteria of articles were that the studies: (1) Randomized controlled trials which included patients with a diagnosis of IBD (established by standard clinical, radiographic, endoscopic, and histologic criteria); (2) exposed patients received immunomodulators for maintenance (weight-appropriate doses of 6-mercaptopurine/azathioprine or within 3 months of stopping, 15 mg or more MTX per week or within 3 months of stopping; (3) exposed patients received nonimmunomodulators (no therapy, antibiotics only, mesalazine only, biological agent only such as infliximab, adalimumab, certolizumab or natalizumab or within 3 months of stopping one of these agents).
Researchers can also explore the long-term skeletal effects of biophosphonates, drugs which stop bone density loss in patients suffering from diseases like osteoporosis; as well as the long-term effects of immunomodulators, which can boost or weaken the immune system.
Infliximab (Remicade, Centocor) is standard therapy for children with moderate to severe Crohn's disease who are poorly responsive to steroids and immunomodulators or who are very sick and need a fast-acting therapy.
Treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease with the immunomodulators azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine is associated with about a fourfold increased risk of lymphoma, reported A.
1) Among the many treatments for CIDP are plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin (IV Ig), corticosteroids, and other immunomodulators such as azathioprine, cyclosporine, and cyclophosphamide.
SciClone has exclusive worldwide rights outside of Russia to SCV-07 and other compounds of a new class of immunomodulators from Verta.
Physicians typically limit steroid use and try to taper patients off the drugs while using immunomodulators, which control inflammation, but may take several months to become effective.