TITLE

Update on Tysabri®

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
PN;Oct2008, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the 2 cases of multimodal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in people who were taking Tysabri as an immunotherapy. Tysabri is a monocloal antibody designed to control movement of potentially damaging immune cells. It states that the manufacturers Biogen Idec Inc. and Elan Pharmaceuticals Inc., held a conference detailing on the case, and reported no confirmed case of PML in people using the drug as monotherapy.
ACCESSION #
34286949

 

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