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myelosuppression

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  • n. A reduction of bone marrow activity that leads to a lower concentration of platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells

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Examples

  • The FDA said major side effects for both included nerve damage, infections, reactions from the infusion and myelosuppression, a common side effect from chemotherapy that causes decreased blood cell production.

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  • Other prominent side-effects of this drug class include myelosuppression (low blood counts) and peripheral neuropathy (disabling nerve damage).

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  • Six patients had fatal events associated with their underlying disease and myelosuppression (anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia) that were considered at least possibly related to drug treatment.

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  • Rarely, myelosuppression, thrombo-cytopenia, and leukopenia have been reported in patients taking colchicine.

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  • The proposed novel mechanism of action, non-cross resistance with chemotherapeutic agents currently used in the clinic, and lack of CPI-613-related myelosuppression in humans to date, make CPI-613 a suitable candidate for clinical evaluation in these types of cancers.

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  • Six patients had fatal events associated with their underlying disease and myelosuppression

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  • IMGN901 was found to be well tolerated, with no clinically significant myelosuppression.

    ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Presentation of Positive Initial Clinical Data for IMGN901 Used in a Combination Regimen for Multiple Myeloma - Yahoo! Finance

  • (Abstract #3762) Dr. Manevich is presenting data illustrating that modulation of cell surface redox status and transmembrane potential by NOV-002 in myeloid cells induces changes in calcium influx and subsequent NO generation which may be relevant to enhanced recovery from chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression seen in clinical studies of this drug candidate.

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  • • This inappropriate ratio and the frequently observed strong myelosuppression were the reasons for abandoning phosphorus-32.

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  • IMGN901 was found to be generally well tolerated and was not associated with significant myelosuppression or other side effects that would limit its ability to be administered in combination with other active agents.

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