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  1. My Son, the Athlete and Survivor

    ... match, but none of us were a match. Sam then received immunosuppressive therapy and he responded quickly and quite well to cyclosporine . But once he was weaned off that drug, his platelets began a slow descent to the point where, about a year ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:04am.

  2. Comedy Became My Drug

    ... can do.” Today, my body is responding well to my ATG immunosuppressive therapy treatment, and my blood counts are slowly rising; I'm at about 120 ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:42pm.

  3. Treatments

    ... care  to help you manage the symptoms of your MDS Drug Therapy with medicines specifically approved to treat MDS and stop abnormal cells from growing Immunosuppressive therapy, which can lower your body's immune response ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2018 - 12:30pm.

  4. Long-term issues after Immunosuppressive therapy for Aplastic Anemia

    ... Journal Title:  Curr Drug Targets Primary Author:  ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2016 - 8:48am.

  5. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... followed by two high doses of a common chemotherapy drug. In a report on the new transplant-chemo regimen, published online Dec. ... their transplants, all of the patients have stopped taking immunosuppressive drugs commonly used to treat the disorder and have no ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.

  6. Recent Developments in Drug Therapy for Aplastic Anemia

    ... OBJECTIVE: This article reviews recent developments in immunosuppressive therapy (IST) for aplastic anemia (AA) patients who are not candidates ...

    Research Article last updated 09/24/2014 - 10:21am.

  7. What is graft versus host disease?

    ... In some cases, GVHD can be prevented or treated with immunosuppressive drug therapy . Symptoms should be reported to your doctor immediately. ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:15pm.

  8. Eltrombopag for the treatment of aplastic anemia: current perspectives

    ... Journal Title:  Drug Des Devel Ther Primary ... young and medically fit patients with suitable donors and immunosuppressive therapy (IST) with antithymocyte globulin and ...

    Research Article last updated 11/01/2016 - 2:01pm.

  9. Flu Season Update

    ... you have a compromised immune system or if you are taking an immunosuppressive drug. The CDC notes that the following information pertains to the inactivated ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  10. Eltrombopag restores tri-lineage hematopoiesis in refractory severe aplastic anemia which can be sustained on discontinuation of drug

    ... aplastic anemia (SAA) remain pancytopenic despite immunosuppressive therapy. We have previously demonstrated that eltrombopag has ... patients with robust near-normalization of blood counts had drug discontinued at a median of 28.5 months after entry (range 9 to 37), and ...

    Research Article last updated 01/07/2014 - 12:22pm.