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  1. Aplastic anemia: therapeutic updates in immunosuppression and transplantation

    ... outcomes beyond horse antithymocyte globulin and cyclosporine . More recently, the role of alemtuzumab in SAA has ...

    Research Article last updated 01/02/2013 - 2:25pm.

  2. Coalesced Multicentric Analysis of 2,351 Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes Indicates an Underestimation of Poor-Risk Cytogenetics of Myelodysplastic Syndromes in the International Prognostic Scoring System.

    ... agents, immune modulating agents, valproic acid, and cyclosporine ). Results The prognostic impact of poor-risk cytogenetic ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  3. Platelet drug shows clinical benefits for severe, unresponsive aplastic anemia

    ... and a trial for combining eltrombopag with ATG and cyclosporine in children and adults with previously-untreated aplastic ...

    Interview last updated 07/06/2012 - 3:42pm.

  4. Ricky Smith, Jr.

    ... "With aplastic, they put me on cyclosporine , they put me on prednisone , I got the ATG shots. It ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 04/05/2017 - 1:27pm.

  5. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... therapy include: Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (ATG) Cyclosporine ... anemia patients about half of the time. When used with cyclosporine , ATG improves blood counts in about 7 out of 10 cases. When a ...

    Topic section last updated 04/01/2016 - 2:24pm.

  6. How long can I stay on cyclosporine?

    Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive drug that works by preventing ... anemia patients may require prolonged ongoing treatment with cyclosporine to prevent or minimize the risk of disease relapse aplastic anemia coming back. Generally speaking, patients can remain on cyclosporine indefinitely, as long as there is evidence that the drug is ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:49pm.

  7. Sirolimus, Cyclosporine, and Mycophenolate Mofetil in Preventing Graft-versus-Host Disease in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

    ... This phase II trial studies how well sirolimus, cyclosporine and mycophenolate mofetil works in preventing graft-vs-host ... Giving total-body irradiation together with sirolimus, cyclosporine, and mycophenolate mofetil before and after transplant may stop ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:07pm.

  8. Katie Begin and her parents find that giving back is its own reward

    ... of horse ATG, augmented with prednisone and cyclosporine . She was transfusion-dependent with blood and platelets for 3 months. Katie had cyclosporine for about 9 months and switched to tacrolimus which she tolerated ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/04/2017 - 11:12am.

  9. What are the side effects of cyclosporine?

    Cyclosporine is a drug that lowers your body's immune response. Cyclosporine is used along with antithymocyte globulin (ATG), another ... bone marrow failure diseases. If you are taking cyclosporine as part of your treatment regimen, your doctor should monitor you ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:48pm.

  10. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

    ... treatment in April, 2014 and stayed on a full dose of cyclosporine for 7 months, at which point he started to taper off this drug. This process took 6 months, so his cyclosporine treatment lasted 13 months. Within a few months, the ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.