New drugs for Crohn´s

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   Posted 5/4/2010 6:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello all,
  does anyone know of any new drug in the pipeline for Crohn´s?? I recently found out about Traficet and Prochimal. I wonder when they will be available....
Cronico Brazil

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   Posted 5/4/2010 6:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Those have been out for a while - several years. However, it will probably be years before (if) they become available. Prochymal was showing promise until last year when their Phase III trials went awry.....
"What can't be changed must be endured" - unknown

DX with distal Crohn's colitis Oct 2007, predominantly in rectum
Colozal and Canasa for 2+ years - developed an intolerance
6MP - elevated LFTs after 100mg, no effect after 9 months
Currently: Remicade (Nov '09), and Paleo Diet. Not quite remission, but so much better!

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   Posted 5/4/2010 8:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Briakinumab is another new biologic...
Cimzia, Asacol

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