Leukine


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Leu·kine

 (lo͞o′kīn′)
A trademark for the drug sargramostim.
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Gilbert joined Berlex from Immunex, where his responsibilities included development and medical affairs for Leukine and Mitoxantrone in hematology, oncology, Crohn's disease, and multiple sclerosis.
At present, L-asparaginase is available in the market with different brand names, such as ERWINASE, CLOLAR, LEUKINE, ONCASPAR, ARR-ANON, KIDROLASE and ELSPAR.
A safety trial on the drug Leukine already is underway at the Colorado University Anschutz Medical Campus.
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Department of Health and Human Services, awarded Sanofi a $37.6 million contract to supply and manage inventory for Leukine. Sanofi Genzyme is developing Leukine for the treatment of acute radiation syndrome, a serious illness that occurs in people exposed to high doses of radiation.
Leukine, recombinant GM-CSF, is approved by the FDA (Figure 3) and functions in similar manner to Filgrastim.
There were detected seasonal variations of Ltryptophan, and the L-tryptophan / amino acids (valine, leukine, isoleukine, tyrosine, phenylalanine) connection, by detecting their significantly lower values in spring compared to other seasons.
IL-2 directly promotes NK function, (83-85) while Leukine induces bone marrow production of macrophages.
Niaz presented data from a study that quoted that 95% of a set of patients showed immune response to leukine (active ingredient: sargramostim), whereas there were some others that elicited far less immunogenicity; for example, Avonex (active gradient: interferon beta-1a); 6%, and Neupogen (active ingredient: filgrastim), zero (0%).
Your doctor should also prescribe medications such as filgrastim (Neupogen), pegfilgrastim (Neulasta) or sargramostim (Leukine) between chemotherapy cycles to quickly restore reduced white blood cell counts to normal levels to help prevent infection.