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Alemtuzumab and natalizumab are approved as second-line therapies for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients in Iran who have shown an inadequate response to other disease-modifying therapy (DMT). In the absence of head-to-head trials, evaluations based on decision analytic modeling may be a suitable alternative to compare alemtuzumab and natalizumab in RRMS.
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It has been described that treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients with alemtuzumab following fingolimod could be less effective due to the different dynamics of lymphocyte rep...
Natalizumab is the first targeted humanized monoclonal antibody to be approved for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Natalizumab appears to be more effective than current...
Alemtuzumab is a monoclonal antibody approved for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). The only report of Serum Sickness (SS) in a MS patient occurred during treatment with natalizumab. Non-...
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system and is one of the main causes of disability in young adults. Alemtuzumab is a humanized monoclonal anti C...
Single-arm study to assess comprehensive infusion guidance for the prevention and management of the infusion associated reactions (IARs) in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients treated with alemtuzumab (EMERALD).
Alemtuzumab is a humanized IgG monoclonal antibody approved in more than 60 countries for patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). In phase 2 and 3 clinical trials (CAMMS223 (NCT00...
The purpose of this study is to determine if a sequential combination therapy of natalizumab and alemtuzumab induces peripheral tolerance and reduces the annualized relapse rate (ARR) in p...
The purpose of this study is to determine if natalizumab in combination with Glatiramer Acetate (GA) is safe and effective in delaying progression of individuals diagnosed with relapsing-r...
The purpose of this study is to determine if natalizumab in combination with AVONEX is safe and effective in delaying progression of individuals diagnosed with relapsing remitting Multiple...
A prospective clinical trial with the aim of maintaining drug efficacy of natalizumab while extending dose intervals guided by drug concentrations in patients with relapsing remitting mult...
The purpose of this study it to evaluate the safety of natalizumab monotherapy following re-exposure to natalizumab (during the first 48 weeks) and assess the long-term efficacy of nataliz...
A form of multiple sclerosis characterized by a progressive deterioration in neurologic function which is in contrast to the more typical relapsing remitting form. If the clinical course is free of distinct remissions, it is referred to as primary progressive multiple sclerosis. When the progressive decline is punctuated by acute exacerbations, it is referred to as progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis. The term secondary progressive multiple sclerosis is used when relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis evolves into the chronic progressive form. (From Ann Neurol 1994;36 Suppl:S73-S79; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp903-914)
A humanized monoclonal immunoglobulin G4 antibody to human INTEGRIN ALPHA4 that binds to the alpha4 subunit of INTEGRIN ALPHA4BETA1 and integrin alpha4beta7. It is used as an IMMUNOLOGIC FACTOR in the treatment of RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS and CROHN'S DISEASE.
A non-glycosylated form of interferon beta-1 that has a serine at position 17. It is used in the treatment of both RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS and CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
A random polymer of L-ALANINE, L-GLUTAMIC ACID, L-LYSINE, and L-TYROSINE that structurally resembles MYELIN BASIC PROTEIN. It is used in the treatment of RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
An autoimmune disorder mainly affecting young adults and characterized by destruction of myelin in the central nervous system. Pathologic findings include multiple sharply demarcated areas of demyelination throughout the white matter of the central nervous system. Clinical manifestations include visual loss, extra-ocular movement disorders, paresthesias, loss of sensation, weakness, dysarthria, spasticity, ataxia, and bladder dysfunction. The usual pattern is one of recurrent attacks followed by partial recovery (see MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, RELAPSING-REMITTING), but acute fulminating and chronic progressive forms (see MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE) also occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p903)
Monoclonal antibodies MAbs
Monoclonal antibodies recognise and attach to specific proteins produced by cells. Types of monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancer cells: Block cell dividing dividing signals Transport cancer drugs or radiation to cancer cells Tr...