The CMP rehabilitation program was designed to eliminate the use of narcotic drugs and assistive devices, decrease anergic
or hyperactive behaviors, prescribe stretching and endurance exercises and increase the level of personal and vocational functioning.
There are no previous data from The Gambia, but in nearby Guinea Bissau, between 17 and 31% of children 3-13 years of age were anergic
using the same test, with higher prevalence in the rainy season (Shaheen et al.
9) Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis and diffuse anergic
cutaneous leishmaniasis are often refractory to treatment.
However, no reports have demonstrated that [gamma]-oryzanol possesses the ability to suppress anergic
Some evidence suggests that immunosuppressive medications and diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis may themselves make a patient with LTBI anergic
, thereby resulting in a false-negative TST.
The clinical studies suggest that drug intervention converts a significant percentage of anergic
(non-Theta 1/DTH responders) to a fuller or more complete Theta 1 response pattern.
In addition to benefiting from antidepressants, some individuals, particularly older patients who are anergic
, demoralized, or unmotivated, may benefit from a psychostimulant such as methylphenidate (Ritalin) or dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine).
Another theory proposes that GAB Anergic
, which forms the basis of action of anxiolytic activity of many drugs, may also be involved in the antidepressant activity (Lloyd et al.
The other clinical trial, beginning in February 1995, will examine the role of Mycobutin in preventing TB in anergic
injection drug users, Pharmacia revealed.
After promising results were obtained with miltefosine in a patient with anergic
diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (ADCL) in Venezuela (2), the patient received 150 mg/day oral miltefosine (Impavido, Zentaris, Germany) for 98 days and the lesional parasite load was quantified with quantitative nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (3).
The possible utility in depression of modafinil, a "wake-promoting agent" approved for excessive sleepiness associated with various sleep disorders, has been suggested by positive results when it has been used adjunctively to reduce fatigue in patients treated with an SSRI and as an augmentation agent in anergic
depression, she said.
cutaneous leishmaniasis versus lobomycosis, Int J Dermatol 1996;35:438-40.