Pegloticase Injection (KrystexxaTM)

Elliott, William T.; Chan, James
October 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;10/29/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p158
The article offers information on the Krystexxaâ„¢ pegloticase injection from Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. which is intended for hyperuricemia treatment. It mentions the potential side effects of the injection such as anaphylaxis and infusion reactions. It explores the two randomized, placebo-controlled trials which revealed the injection's effectiveness. It adds that pegloticase serves as an alternative treatment for the hyperuricemia patients who did not respond to standard therapy.


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