Category: Treatment

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Oxbryta Can Ease or Fully Heal Leg Ulcers, Trial Analysis Shows

FEBRUARY 11, 2021 BY JOANA CARVALHO IN NEWS. Oxbryta (voxelotor) can help ease, or fully heal, painful leg ulcers in people with sickle cell disease (SCD), according to a post-hoc analysis of a Phase 3 trial. These promising findings support the launch of future trials investigating the potential benefits of Oxbryta โ€” already conditionally approved...

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FDA approves Oxbryta for SCD

The FDA granted accelerated approval to voxelotor for the treatment of sickle cell disease. The approval applies to use of the therapy for patients aged 12 years and older. Voxelotor (Oxbryta, Global Blood Therapeutics) โ€” an oral agent taken once daily โ€” is the first approved treatment that directly inhibits...

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ASCF FIRST CLUB MEETING

ASCF holds her first Sickle cell club meeting on the 27th of April, 10am at Westend hospital, there will be medical team,free routine drugs, free vaccines for warrior kids and answers warrior issues. * * This meeting can be done on monthly basis to help provide routine drugs to our...

Pain Management Guidelines for Sickle Cell Anemia 0

Pain Management Guidelines for Sickle Cell Anemia

HOME ยป PAIN MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES FOR SICKLE CELL ANEMIA Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease that is caused by an abnormal version of hemoglobin, known as hemoglobin S or sickle hemoglobin. Patients with the disease often experience acute or chronic pain. Opioids sometimes may be used to manage this pain. However, some clinicians have biases against...