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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... for certain patients, growth factors or iron chelation. Immunosuppressive therapy:  Works to lower your body's immune response. It ... are the medicines typically used. Recently, and drug called eltrombopag (Promacta) has started being used as part of ...

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

  5. AAMDSIF Caitlyn Langley Research Fund

    ... October, 2001 when she was 5 years old. After years of immunosuppressive drug therapy , Caitlyn is feeling well. Today, Caitlyn is an active teenager ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:28pm.

  6. Simona Pagliuca, MD

    ... allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and immunosuppressive therapy based on two drugs: " cyclosporine " and ... results of standard therapy, by association with an other drug, called "eltrombopag". Researchers want to answer a simple question: Which ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 06/08/2017 - 10:43am.

  7. Judi Wilkinson

    ... Links Immunosuppressive drug therapy Bone marrow transplant ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 06/01/2017 - 10:33am.

  8. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... that stimulating remaining stem cells with a drug that mimics the actions of a natural growth substance for marrow stem ... frequency in patients who had not adequately responded to immunosuppressive therapy (IST). These refractory patients were ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  9. Briana Donis

    ... Treatment Immunosuppressive therapy was the first course of treatment, but it didn’t ... Immunosuppressive drug therapy Bone marrow transplant ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 04/28/2017 - 1:56pm.

  10. Ricky Smith, Jr.

    ... Links Immunosuppressive drug therapy Prednisone Eculizumab ...

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