Natural Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

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Written by Michael Sapko for drugs.com
.http://www.drugs.com/health/ulcerative-colitis/natural-remedy-1234/#1

There are a number of medical treatments available to manage ulcerative colitis. Modern therapy is targeted at preventing flares and inducing remission (at least temporarily). These medications, however, have serious side effects, especially when taken for long periods. Corticosteroids, for example, can cause a number of cosmetic, psychological, and hormonal problems. Many patients simply cannot tolerate these medications. Children have particular problems with standard medications. When compliance with prescribed medicines is poor, treatment failure is common.1,2 Thus, many patients turn to natural remedies for their ulcerative colitis..http://www.drugs.com/health/ulcerative-colitis/natural-remedy-1234/#1

Some herbal or organic remedies may help promote gut health and prolong the time between remissions (flares).

  • Dietary modification includes elimination of food allergens and optimizing living conditions. A relatively high proportion of Europeans (either primary or of European descent) have an allergy to gluten, a substance found…

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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Nephropathic Cystinosis

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CHICAGO—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved PROCYSBI(cysteamine bitartrate), a delayed release capsule for treating nephropathic cystinosis in adults and children 6 years and older.

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago served as one of three United States sites for the landmark study and patients came from all over North America to be seen by lead investigator, Craig B Langman, M.D., The Isaac A Abt, M.D. professor of Kidney Diseases at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and head of Kidney Diseases at Lurie Children’s

http://www.renalbusiness.com/news/2013/07/fda-approves-new-drug-to-treat-nephropathic-cystinosis.aspx

 

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Kyowa Hakko Kirin seeks MHLW Approval for Additional Indication for ATL, PTCL and CTCL of Mogamulizumab

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Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. has been filed an application to Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (“MHLW”) seeking approval for additional indication for untreated CCR4-positive adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma (ATL), relapsed CCR4-positive peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) of Mogamulizumab (brand name: POTELIGEO® Injection 20 mg).

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http://japan.pharmaintellect.com/2013/07/kyowa-hakko-kirin-seeks-mhlw-approval.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pharmainvest+%28PharmaInvest%29

Mogamulizumab (USAN; trade name Poteligeo) is a humanized monoclonal antibodytargeting CC chemokine receptor 4 (CCR4). It has been approved in Japan for the treatment of relapsed or refractory adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma.[1]

Mogamulizumab was developed by Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.[2] It has also been licensed to Amgen for development as a therapy for Asthma.[3]

 

  1.  Subramaniam, J; Whiteside G, McKeage K, Croxtall J (18). “Mogamulizumab: First Global Approval”Drugs 72 (9): 1293–1298. doi:10.2165/11631090-000000000-00000. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  2.  “Statement On A Nonproprietary…

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Astellas pharma announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Astagraf XL (tacrolimus extended-release capsules) for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in patients receiving a kidney transplant with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and corticosteroids, with or without basiliximab induction

New Drug Approvals

Tacrolimus

July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (“Astellas”), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Astagraf XL (tacrolimus extended-release capsules) for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in patients receiving a kidney transplant with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and corticosteroids, with or without basiliximab induction. 

“Each transplant recipient is different and requires a personalized treatment approach. The approval of Astagraf XL marks an important milestone in post-transplant care as it provides physicians with a new treatment option for kidney t recipients,” said Sef Kurstjens, M.D., PhD., chief medical officer, Astellas Pharma, Inc. “Astellas is pleased to continue our more than 20-year commitment to the field of transplant immunology.”

http://www.drugs.com/newdrugs/astellas-announces-fda-approval-astagraf-xl-tacrolimus-extended-release-capsules-prophylaxis-organ-3855.html

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Tacrolimus (also FK-506 or fujimycin, trade names Prograf, Advagraf, Protopic) is an immunosuppressivedrug that is mainly used…

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Six new drugs in clinical development stage: Dr Reddy’s

New Drug Approvals

Hyderabad: Country’s second largest drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has said it is working on six new drugs in different areas, including metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases, psoriasis and migraine.

According to a filing with US Securities Exchange Commission, the drug maker said as of March 31, 2013, DRL had 21 active products in the proprietary products pipeline, of which six are in clinical development stage.

including metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases, psoriasis and migraine.

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http://www.deccanchronicle.com/130721/news-businesstech/article/six-new-drugs-clinical-development-stage-dr-reddys

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