dose escalation

dose escalation

A progressive increase in the strength of any treatment (e.g., a drug or a radiation dose), to improve its tolerability or maximize its effect.
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SYDNEY, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Benitec Biopharma (ASX: BLT; OTCPK: BTEBY), a biopharmaceutical company focused on providing potentially curative therapies with its proprietary gene-silencing technology called ddRNAi or "expressed RNAi," is pleased to advise that the fifth patient in the company's 'first in man', Phase I/IIa dose escalation clinical trial of TT-034 for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, has today, been dosed at the Duke Clinical Research Unit.
The lithium salt of GLA (LiGLA) can be administered intravenously and a dose escalation study of a 10 day infusion followed by oral therapy in patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer was carried out in 48 patients in two centres.
The case is unique because the patient experienced an impressive and extremely rapid response to sunitinib dose escalation to 50 mg/day delivered in continuous daily administration form, as opposed to the conventional dose of 50 mg/day for 4 of 6 weeks dosing on which the patient had a disease relapse.
Irrespective of Budgetary Restrictions, etanercept Dose Escalation Remains Low Suggesting etanercept Achieves Sustained Efficacy and is a Cost Effective Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
A maximum of three cohorts will be enrolled in the REOLYSIN(R) dose escalation portion.
Some experts recommend clinical and laboratory monitoring more often than once per month, and in particular, would include monitoring of liver function tests at baseline, prior to dose escalation and at two weeks post dose escalation.
But many people do not stop using cocaine once they start, and, he notes, "even if there is no dose escalation, one becomes more vulnerable to seizures over time.
titled, "Dose Escalated, Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Using Helical Tomotherapy for Inoperable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Preliminary Results of a Risk-Stratified Phase I Dose Escalation Study," evaluates a study devised to test the safety of escalating the biologically-effective tumor dose via hypofractionated treatment regimens using 25 fractions over five weeks.
DelMar's trial is an open-label, single arm, safety and tolerability dose-escalation study utilizing a standard dose escalation design, until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) or the maximum specified dose has been reached.
EpiTan Limited [ASX: EPT], Melbourne, Australia, has announced better than expected efficacy in its implant dose escalation trial which commenced in November 2003.
The Company has completed dose escalation in its Phase 1 trial with ARQ 197.
We are submitting a proposal to the FDA designed to continue bevirimat dose escalation in Phase 2b as soon as possible while we continue to develop an optimized formulation of bevirimat for commercialization.