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  1. I’m working through aplastic anemia – my son helps me keep focused.

    ... therapy. The first treatment (horse ATG and cyclosporine ) produced no response at all, but I still had the side effects ...   Six months later, my second treatment was rabbit ATG/cyclosporine with eltrombopag (Promacta®). This time the serum sickness was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/11/2018 - 9:55am.

  2. Shauna McMillan - Alaskan Goes Home for Treatment and a Fresh Start

    ... was not working. In August of 2015, I was put on cyclosporine , which helped improve my blood counts. A year later in August of 2016, the cyclosporine had become less effective and I was taken off this drug to see how ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/09/2018 - 2:24pm.

  3. What is active treatment or active drug therapy?

    ... antithymocyte globulin (ATG), typically given with cyclosporine , is an active drug therapy often used. ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:33pm.

  4. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... stem cells . ATG ( antithymocyte globulin ) and cyclosporine are the medicines typically used. Recently, and drug called ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

  5. Rational Management Approach To Pure Red Cell Aplasia

    ... cyclophosphamide showed activity albeit lower than cyclosporine . Intravenous immunoglobulins were efficacious in parvovirus ...

    Research Article last updated 12/14/2017 - 10:12am.

  6. Diagnosis and Treatment of Aplastic Anemia

    ... (IST) with horse antithymocyte globulin and cyclosporine A. Recent improvements in upfront therapy include encouraging ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 8:45am.

  7. Predictors of early mortality after rabbit antithymocyte globulin as first-line treatment in severe aplastic anemia

    ... 185 patients with SAA who underwent rabbit ATG and cyclosporine . The incidence of death in 3 months following rabbit ATG ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 7:45am.

  8. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... with my emotions a lot. I was treated with ATG and cyclosporine and sent home. My life, which had been all about working at my ... after the wedding my doctor wanted to slowly take me off cyclosporine which caused my counts to fall significantly and I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.

  9. Debby Cook, Feeling at home in the muddy water

    ... at the NIH.  My treatment there included horse ATG and cyclosporine along with a third drug that was later found not to be ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/11/2017 - 8:30am.

  10. Robin's spirit of adventure helps her live life to the fullest

    ... bone marrow donor match, so I opted for the ATG and cyclosporine treatment. After experiencing seizures, which are a rare side ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 08/29/2017 - 7:58am.