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FDA Approves Xospata (gilteritinib) for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) with a FLT3 Mutation

FDA Approves Xospata (gilteritinib) for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) with a FLT3 Mutation Print this page November 28, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xospata (gilteritinib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients who have relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a FLT3 mutation as detected by an FDA-approved… Read More »

Which Drug Combination Works Best to Reduce Acute COPD Exacerbations?

November 20, 2018 Share this content: A higher blood eosinophil count was associated with a greater protective effect of ICS/LABA/LAMA against severe acute COPD exacerbations. A combination of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)/long-acting β2-agonist (LABA)/long-acting muscarinic receptor antagonist (LAMA) is possibly more effective than a LABA/LAMA combination or single long-acting bronchodilator therapy in reducing the risk for… Read More »

Acute Flaccid Myelitis

What is acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a neurologic disease. It is rare, but serious. It affects an area of the spinal cord called gray matter. This can cause the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. Because of these symptoms, some people call AFM a “polio-like” illness. What… Read More »