Prednisone, Colchicine Equally Efficacious for CPP Arthritis Prednisone, Colchicine Equally Efficacious for CPP Arthritis
In an open-label, randomized trial, 1 in 5 patients on colchicine had diarrhea, tipping the safety scales in favor of prednisone.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - November 16, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

FDA approves brentuximab vedotin in combination with chemotherapy for pediatric patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma
On November 10, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration approved brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris, Seagen, Inc.) in combination with doxorubicin, vincristine, etoposide, prednisone, and cyclophosphamide for pediatric patients 2 years of age and older with previously untreated high risk classical Hodgkin (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 10, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Latest Scientific Advances in Hematologic Diseases at ASH 2022 with Clinical and Real-World Data Across Innovative Pipeline and Distinguished Portfolio
RARITAN, N.J., November 3, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are committed to redefining treatment outcomes in the hematology setting and today announced that abstracts from more than 50 company-sponsored studies, plus more than 20 investigator-initiated studies, will be presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in New Orleans from December 10-13, 2022. Janssen’s commitment to advancing an innovative portfolio of therapies for healthcare professionals and patients is evidenced through more than 70 presentations that span clinical studies and r...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Roche to present data at ASH 2022 showcasing strength of haematology portfolio and expanding into new areas to address more patient needs
Interim data from phase III HAVEN 7 study reinforceHemlibra ’s efficacy and safety in infants with severehaemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors1New and updated data support use ofPolivy in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, including its potential as a treatment option for previously untreated patients2New and updated data for innovative CD20xCD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibodiesLunsumio andglofitamab further enhance their potential as effective, off-the-shelf, fixed-duration treatment options for people with lymphoma3,4,5,6,7First phase III data forcrovalimab show the co-primary efficacy endpoints were met, with s...
Source: Roche Media News - November 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present data at ASH 2022 showcasing strength of haematology portfolio and expanding into new areas to address more patient needs
Interim data from phase III HAVEN 7 study reinforceHemlibra ’s efficacy and safety in infants with severehaemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors1New and updated data support use ofPolivy in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, including its potential as a treatment option for previously untreated patients2New and updated data for innovative CD20xCD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibodiesLunsumio andglofitamab further enhance their potential as effective, off-the-shelf, fixed-duration treatment options for people with lymphoma3,4,5,6,7First phase III data forcrovalimab show the co-primary efficacy endpoints were met, with s...
Source: Roche Investor Update - November 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers identify drug resistance factors for advanced prostate cancer
ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a new study published in Molecular Cancer Research, Mayo Clinic researchers identified critical genomic changes in response to abiraterone acetate/prednisone, a standard treatment option for men with progressive, incurable and castration-resistant prostate cancer. Liewei Wang, M.D., Ph.D. "We defined a potential strategy for both responders and nonresponders of the drug that may help men overcome resistance and prolong survival," says Liewei Wang, M.D., Ph.D., the Bernard and Edith Waterman Director, Pharmacogenomics… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 22, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Final Analysis of Phase 2 GRIFFIN Study Presented for DARZALEX ® (daratumumab)-based Investigational Quadruplet Regimen in Patients with Newly Diagnosed, Transplant-Eligible Multiple Myeloma
LOS ANGELES, August 27, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the final results from the randomized Phase 2 GRIFFIN study evaluating the investigational use of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with lenalidomide (Revlimid®), bortezomib (VELCADE®) and dexamethasone (DARZALEX®-RVd), followed by maintenance therapy with DARZALEX®-lenalidomide (R), compared to RVd followed by maintenance therapy with R alone, in patients with newly diagnosed, transplant-eligible multiple myeloma. Data were presented in the plenary session at the 19th International Myeloma Society (IMS)...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA accepts supplemental Biologics License Application for Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
First new treatment regimen in more than 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in people with this fast-growing type of lymphomaApplication is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX study showing Polivy plus R-CHP significantly reduced therisk of disease progression, relapse or death with comparable safety versus the standard of care, R-CHOPVarious combination studies with Polivy and the company ' s CD20xCD3 bispecifics in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are ongoingBasel, 16 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the compan...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA accepts supplemental Biologics License Application for Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
First new treatment regimen in more than 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in people with this fast-growing type of lymphomaApplication is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX study showing Polivy plus R-CHP significantly reduced therisk of disease progression, relapse or death with comparable safety versus the standard of care, R-CHOPVarious combination studies with Polivy and the company ' s CD20xCD3 bispecifics in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are ongoingBasel, 16 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the compan...
Source: Roche Media News - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prednisone Side Effects (Adverse Effects)
Title: Prednisone Side Effects (Adverse Effects)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 29, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

prednisone
Title: prednisoneCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 22, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How Changing Your Diet Could Have a Major Impact on Managing Lupus Symptoms
After Jewell Singletary was diagnosed with lupus, she developed rheumatoid arthritis as well—a common pairing, since both are autoimmune conditions—and had to use a cane to navigate her college campus. When she graduated, the now 38-year-old New Jersey resident decided to be more focused on supporting her health, in an effort to maintain her mobility as she began her career. She started in the kitchen. First to be tossed were sugary drinks, fried foods, and highly processed options, she says. Once she eliminated them, it didn’t take long before she could discard one more important item: her cane. [time-br...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Updated Data at EHA for Teclistamab in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma
June 10, 2022 (VIENNA) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced updated efficacy and safety results from the teclistamab cohort of the Phase 1b TriMM-2 study (NCT04108195). Teclistamab, an investigational, off-the-shelf, T-cell redirecting bispecific antibody targeting B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) is being studied in combination with DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received three or more prior lines of therapy.1 Patients in the study, including a high proportion with prior anti-CD38 exposur...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Updated Results Evaluating First-in-Class GPRC5D Bispecific Antibody Talquetamab in Heavily Pretreated Patients with Multiple Myeloma
June 10, 2022 (VIENNA) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced updated results from the Phase 1 MonumenTAL-1 first-in-human dose-escalation study of talquetamab (NCT03399799), an investigational, off-the-shelf, T cell redirecting bispecific antibody targeting both GPRC5D, a novel multiple myeloma target, and CD3 on T cells.1 Results from the study showed encouraging responses in heavily pretreated patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who received talquetamab at the recommended subcutaneous Phase 2 dose (RP2D) administered weekly (QW) or every two weeks (Q2W).2 The...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Roche announces positive data from broad blood cancer portfolio at European Hematology Association Annual Meeting
Long-term data at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2022 congress expands understanding of the impact of Roche medicines in early-stage blood cancers with the goal of providing patients with robust and durable outcomes from their first treatmentUpdated data from phase III CLL14 study of Venclexta ®/Venclyxto® (venetoclax) plus Gazyva®/Gazyvaro® (obinutuzumab) showed more than 60% of previously untreated people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia remained in remission five years after starting treatment[1]Final analysis of phase III GALLIUM study showed meaningful improvement in progression-free survival was main...
Source: Roche Investor Update - June 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news