Author Topic: Alemtuzumab under scrutiny because of risk of stroke in some patients with MS  (Read 40 times)

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The Lancet (April 27, 2019) contains an article on this topic though there is no easy access to it. However, another article (from Lancet Neurology, February 15) (see link below) explains the situation under discussion:


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Reports of stroke in patients having taken alemtuzumab for multiple sclerosis prompt a safety review by the European Medicines Agency.


The February 15 article, "Intracerebral hemorrhage during alemtuzumab administration":

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(19)30076-6/fulltext
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Presented at the annual AAN conference, "Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage During Administration of Alemtuzumab for Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Series":


http://indexsmart.mirasmart.com/AAN2019/PDFfiles/AAN2019-001167.pdf




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