Higher body mass index tied to poor response to inhaled corticosteroids
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Findings may help with decision-making in this high-risk patient population.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Saphnelo (anifrolumab-fnia) for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus who are receiving standard therapy. Type I interferons (IFNs) play a role in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Anifrolumab-fnia, a human immunoglobulin G1 kappa monoclonal antibody, binds to subunit 1 of…
Drug-induced immunosuppression, particularly from oral corticosteroids, may limit response to COVID-19 vaccine
Patients with normal adrenal function are largely able to eliminate the use of oral corticosteroids or achieve a daily dose of 5 mg or less.
Ascorbic acid level testing confirmed severe deficiency (<0.1mg/dL).
Patients with asthma who depend on oral corticosteroids (OCS) may be able to reduce the dependence or eliminate the use of OCS altogether with benralizumab.
Findings from a phase 3b trial showed that a majority of patients with severe eosinophilic asthma treated with benralizumab (Fasenra; AstraZeneca), an interleukin-5 antagonist, were able to eliminate or reduce oral corticosteroid (OCS) use. The open-label, single-arm PONENTE trial assessed the efficacy and safety of reducing OCS use after initiating treatment with benralizumab in nearly…
The use of bronchial thermoplasty resulted in improvements in asthma control and reductions in the use of corticosteroid maintenance therapies in patients with asthma.