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What does SD stand for?

SD stands for Steroid-Dependent (medical status)

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Zenyaku's long history and experience with Rituxan in renal diseases, including the recent approval of Rituxan in Japan for relapsing steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome, will be invaluable as we continue to advance blisibimod globally for the treatment of IgA Nephropathy," said Paul F.
Anecdotally, each of us probably has experienced the hale and hearty 90-year-old who has smoked two packs a day since "before you were born" as well as the 50-year-old smoker with oxygen and steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Price reported on a 56-year-old woman with previously steroid-dependent asthma who developed itching and redness at the injection sites within 5 minutes of receiving her 27th bimonthly treatment with omalizumab 150 mg.
For patients with steroid-resistant or steroid-dependent disease, the use of infliximab (a monoclonal antibody to TNF-[alpha] may help induce and sustain clinical remission, thus avoiding surgery.