induction of remission

induction of remission

Oncology The initial phase of a 3-step chemotherapeutic regimen used to treat acute leukemia; in ALL, prednisone and vincristine induce remission in 90% of children and 50% of adults, which ↑ to 80% by adding a third drug–eg, l-asparginase, daunorubicin or doxorubicin; in AML, therapeutic levels of these agents approach BM toxicity. See Consolidation chemotherapy, Maintenance chemotherapy.
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Another 2018 Cochrane review of IBD research--this one focusing on natalizumab (Tysabri) as a tool for induction of remission of CD--was more conclusive.
First-Line Medications for Autoimmune Hepatitis Medication and Side Effects Priority Nursing Implications Prednisone Priority Nursing Assessment Corticosteroid to suppress * Bruising, bleeding, humoral immune response and infection leukocyte infiltration at * CBC, blood glucose, the sites of liver triglycerides, cholesterol inflammation * Mental status, blood pressure, weight, visual Major side effects acuity (dependent on dose, length * Induction of remission by of treatment time): dramatic decline in live * Mental status changes enzymes (nervousness, * Albumin, prothrombin time hyperactivity, irritation, as liver enzymes decline; agitation, distraction, LFTs should improve.
It was reported yesterday that the company received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product that is indicated for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis.
According to the company, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Mesalamine Delayed-Release Tablets USP in 1.2 g for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) and for the maintenance of remission of UC.
Randomized trial of cyclophosphamide versus methotrexate for induction of remission in early systemic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis.
Budesonide extended-release tablets are a glucocorticosteroid indicated for the induction of remission in patients with active mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis.
In the case of primary HLH, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is suggested to perform as soon as possible after induction of remission. For secondary HLH, induction of remission should be followed by treatment of the underlying diseases.
Moreover, while the secondary endpoints were not powered for significance in this induction of remission trial, key secondary endpoints were nevertheless met with statistically and clinically meaningful outcomes, including early remission at week 16.
Sutherland, "Azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine for induction of remission in Crohn's disease," Cochrane Database of Systematic Review, vol.
In addition, the therapeutic regimens used in the induction of remission treatment step are similar throughout the world.
Although short-term dual biologic therapy may be considered as a treatment option for induction of remission in refractory cases of Crohn's disease, larger studies are needed to assess the efficacy and safety of this approach.
The liquid diet used in EEN was developed as an alternative to corticosteroid therapy for induction of remission and is gaining worldwide popularity in the medical community.