Your search for oral corticosteroids returned 9 results

Active Filters

Click on a filter below to refine your search. Remove a filter to broaden your search.

Mpr-drug-news remove
Steve Duffy remove
Home remove

Your search for oral corticosteroids returned 9 results

Sort Results:

Relevant Recent
Drugs in the Pipeline

Investigational Treatment for Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Granted Orphan Drug Status

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to dexpramipexole (Knopp Biosciences), an investigational treatment for hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES). HES is characterized by peripheral eosinophilia with evidence of organ involvement. Treatment depends on the severity of the condition and underlying cause; while steroid therapy is effective in most patients, high doses are…
Drugs in the Pipeline

FDA to Review Promacta for First-Line Treatment of Severe Aplastic Anemia

The FDA decision to grant Priority Review was based on results from a National Institute of Health (NIH) study which demonstrated a 52% complete response rate and an 85% overall response rate in treatment-naïve SAA patients treated with eltrombopag plus standard IST.
Drugs in the Pipeline

Benralizumab Use Cuts Need for Oral Steroids in Severe Asthma

The primary endpoint was met with 75% of the benralizumab group reducing their OCS doses compared to 25% in the placebo group. Additionally, 52% of the benralizumab group who had optimized baseline OCS doses of ≤12.5mg/d were able to completely stop OCS use.
News

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Asthma: Why Do Outcomes Vary?

Omega-3 fatty acids contained in fish oil was shown to have a lowering effect on lgE production (the antibodies which fuel asthma), suggesting that omega-3 fatty acids may be utilized to treat asthma patients.