haematology

Mycophenolate offers better results than corticosteroid alone in ITP

The addition of mycophenolate (MMF) to corticosteroid yields improved outcomes over corticosteroid alone as a first-line therapy for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), according to results of the UK-based FLIGHT trial presented at the ASH 2020 Meeting. “Mycophenolate seems to approximately halve the risk of refractory or relapsed ITP,” said Dr Charlotte Bradbury of the University of ...

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