Severe lupus may respond to drug combo
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with severe lupus that doesn't get better with conventional treatment may be helped with a combination of two potent drugs, Swedish researchers report.
The two drugs are rituximab, known as Rituxan or MabThera, which targets the B cells of the immune system, and cyclophosphamide, a strong immune suppressant drug.
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