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Author Kirkham, Bruce
Title The Handbook of Biological Therapy
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (170 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- TNF - tumour necrosis factor α -- Mode of action of anti-TNF -- TNF-blocking drugs in clinical use -- TNF-blocking drugs not in clinical use -- Section 1 TNF-blocker safety -- Increased risk of infection -- Tuberculosis -- Opportunistic infections -- Injection-site reactions -- Allergic, hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylactic responses -- Psoriasis -- Infusion reactions (infliximab) -- Malignancy and lymphoproliferative conditions -- Drug-induced lupus-like reactions -- Anti-drug antibodies (immunogenicity) -- Congestive heart failure -- Neurological -- Hepatobiliary -- Use in pregnancy -- Lactation -- Respiratory -- Vaccinations -- Use of TNF-blockers with other medications -- Haematological -- Postmarketing safety experience in Crohn's disease -- Section 2 Rheumatology -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Other rheumatological conditions -- TNF-blocking therapy in ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Adalimumab (Humira) -- Etanercept (Enbrel) -- Infliximab (Remicade) -- Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) -- Abatacept (Orencia) -- Anakinra (Kineret) -- B-cell depletion: Rituximab (Rituxan® [USA], MabThera® [Europe, Asia, South America]) -- Section 3 Dermatology -- Psoriasis -- Approaches to management -- Assessing disease severity -- Important differences between psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis -- Biological therapy for psoriasis -- Etanercept (Enbrel) -- Infliximab (Remicade) -- Adalimumab (Humira) -- Efalizumab (Raptiva) -- Alefacept (Amevive) -- Section 4 Gastroenterology -- Biological therapy in inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's disease -- Adalimumab (Humira) -- Infliximab (Remicade) -- Natalizumab (Tysabri) -- Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V
This book provides a comprehensive distillation of the clinical experience with Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blocking therapy drugs combined with the diverse available databases to provide practical information about the use of these drugs in daily practice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kirkham, Bruce The Handbook of Biological Therapy Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780199208166
Subject Biological products -- Therapeutic use.;Tumor necrosis factor -- Inhibitors
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Alt Author Barker, Jonathan
Kavanaugh, Arthur
Plevy, Scott Eric
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