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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.
Several medications have been used to treat both steroid-dependent and steroid-refractory DBA patients (1), (4).
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.
To delineate glucocorticoid response, the laboratory developed and routinely performs two clinically assays for patients with severe steroid-dependent asthma, which are unavailable elsewhere.
Both, AR and ERs have been implicated with steroid-dependent growth of LNCaP cells; however, the available data suggest that these receptors are not addressed by CR.
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.
The importance of androgens and estrogens for the development of reproductive organs, for fertility, and in certain sex steroid-dependent diseases is well known.