Search Results for: neurosarcoidosis

Neurosarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of immune cell clumps called granulomas. These granulomas can form in different parts of the body, and may interfere with ... Read more

Leukeran (Chlorambucil)

Leukeran (chlorambucil)  is a chemotherapy agent used to treat certain forms of leukemia. It is used selectively to treat sarcoidosis patients who do not respond to corticosteroids. How Leukeran works ... Read more

Remicade (Infliximab)

Remicade (infliximab) is a monoclonal antibody therapy developed by Janssen and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and ... Read more

Immune-Modulating Therapies

Sarcoidosis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of clumps of inflammatory immune cells called granulomas. These build up in different tissues and organs in the body ... Read more

Anti-Malarial Treatments

Hydroxychloroquine (brand name, Plaquenil) and chloroquine (brand name, Aralen) are medications that are typically used to treat malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease. They can also be used to manage certain ... Read more

Cyclophosphamide

Cyclophosphamide (brand names, Cytoxan and Neosar) is a chemotherapy approved to treat a number of cancers, and may be used to treat select sarcoidosis patients because of its ability to suppress the immune system. Specifically, ... Read more