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PDSA e-News: September 30, 2021

... or reduce their dose. Seven stopped using avatrombopag for the following reasons: two stopped responding to treatment, one started rituximab because of worsening autoimmune hemolytic anemia, two experienced ...

ITP Warrior - Anne Marie

... six, where they discovered I had AIHA – auto-immune hemolytic anemia. I had a virus and my immune system started attacking both the virus and my red cells. My red cell count was at 3,000 and I needed 11 ...

PDSA e-News: March 31, 2019

... hemolytic anemia as a result of the drug’s effect on the body. This outcome suggests that these immune checkpoints may play a significant role in the development of certain hematologic disorders, such ...

PDSA e-News: December 28, 2018

... only 16% of patients developing side effects including hemolytic anemia (4%) or symptomatic methemoglobinemia (4%), and demonstrated decent patient response. Comment from PDSA Medical Advisor: Dapsone ...

PDSA e-News: April 20, 2018

... hemolytic anemia, a rare disease for which there are no approved therapies.” The approval comes after a Phase two study, two phase three studies using placebo and a long-term study analyzing the effects ...

Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy (IVIG)

... blood clots8, hemolytic anemia, pulmonary edema and aseptic meningitis syndrome.5 Patients who are IgA (immunoglobulin A) deficient have a greater chance of developing anaphylactic shock.1  IVIG can ...

Platelet E-News: November 27, 2013

...  Note: For more information on genetic causes of low platelets see: http://www.pdsa.org/about-itp/and-families.html Wang Z et al. “Specific macrothrombocytopenia/hemolytic anemia associated with sitosterolemia.” ...

Platelet E-News: January 21, 2011

... rozrolimupab (SYM001), a polyclonal composed of 25 different antibodies to Rhesus D (anti-D), to be used for the treatment of ITP and prevention of hemolytic disease in newborns. Now Sobi has returned ...

Platelet E-News: October 25, 2010

... CYTOPENIAS In a study of 19 patients, 11 with ITP and 8 with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (low red cells), researchers in Mexico found that all of the patients responded to a concurrent treatment of rituximab ...

Platelet E-News – March 17, 2003

... involvement, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, anti-double-stranded DNA, and anti-phospholipid antibody. “Thrombocytopenia identifies a severe familial phenotype of systemic lupus erythematosus and ...

Platelet E-News – November 24, 2009

...  ITP Research and Treatments EVANS SYNDROME IS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER DISORDERS Evans Syndrome (ES) is the combination of ITP and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (low red cell ...

Platelet E-News – March 23, 2009

... risk for autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Patients with untreated HCV had a 1.7 fold increased risk of developing ITP and HCV patients treated with interferon alpha had a 2.4-fold increased risk, compared ...

Information About Other Platelet Disorders

...  http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/content/106/5/1532.long Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) / Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) These related diseases are both characterized by low ...

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