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…
ATS 2021, News
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).
AAAAI 2021, News
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.
The use of bronchial thermoplasty resulted in improvements in asthma control and reductions in the use of corticosteroid maintenance therapies in patients with asthma.
The American Thoracic Society has released a new clinical practice guideline on the pharmacologic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Clinical practice guideline addresses 6 emerging questions around COPD management.
Topical glucocorticosteroids recommended over no treatment.
AAAAI 2020, News
High doses of inhaled corticosteroids were associated with lower levels of eosinophils, which may interfere with the recommendation of some monoclonal antibodies in asthma treatment.