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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(38): e22312, 2020 Sep 18.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32957395

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RATIONALE: Immunotherapy and targeted therapy have attracted widespread attention in current clinical research, which could be considered as a good therapeutic option for treatment of refractory liver cancer. PATIENT CONCERNS: The patient was a 37-year-old man with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. He was presented with hepatalgia and discomfort. DIAGNOSIS: The computed tomography showed multiple intrahepatic masses, indicating primary liver cancer with multiple intrahepatic metastases. INTERVENTIONS: After failed transarterial chemoembolization therapy, he was initially treated with immunotherapy pembrolizumab plus angiogenesis inhibitor lenvatinib, and after 3 months of treatment, the condition improved. However, the disease subsequently progressed. The next-generation sequencing identified a BRCA2 germline mutation in this patient. A poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor, olaparib, plus nivolumab therapy was started and achieved stable disease. OUTCOMES: The patient achieved stable disease and improvement in hepatalgia for 3 months after the combination treatment of Olaparib and nivolumab. CONCLUSION: We identified a BRCA2 germline mutation in a patient with liver cancer. Our findings could offer an alternative management for patients with liver cancer harboring germline BRCA2 mutation.


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Antineoplásicos Imunológicos/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Hepáticas/tratamento farmacológico , Nivolumabe/uso terapêutico , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica , Evolução Fatal , Genes BRCA2 , Mutação em Linhagem Germinativa , Sequenciamento de Nucleotídeos em Larga Escala , Humanos , Neoplasias Hepáticas/diagnóstico por imagem , Neoplasias Hepáticas/genética , Masculino
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Anticancer Res ; 40(9): 5291-5294, 2020 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32878819

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Palbociclib is an FDA-approved cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor for the treatment of advanced breast cancer. Limited information is available regarding the toxicity of palbociclib and concurrent radiation therapy. CASE REPORT: Herein, we report a case of esophageal toxicity in a patient treated with palbociclib and radiation therapy. A 63-year-old woman was treated with palbociclib followed by palliative radiation therapy. The patient presented three days after completing radiation therapy with severe odynophagia, and dysphagia and was found to have grade 2-3 esophageal ulcers. Palbociclib and radiation therapy was held on admission, and a resolution of her symptoms and improvement in her oral intake was noted at which time she was restarted on palbociclib with no further radiation treatment. CONCLUSION: Caution is advised when patients are undergoing concurrent palbociclib and even low-dose palliative radiation treatment. In these patients, providers should maintain a high index of suspicion for toxicities such as dermatitis or mucositis.


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Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Mucosite/diagnóstico , Mucosite/etiologia , Piperazinas/efeitos adversos , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/efeitos adversos , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Radioterapia Adjuvante/efeitos adversos , Idoso , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Neoplasias da Mama/complicações , Neoplasias da Mama/terapia , Terapia Combinada/efeitos adversos , Terapia Combinada/métodos , Endoscopia Gastrointestinal , Feminino , Humanos , Cuidados Paliativos , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Dosagem Radioterapêutica , Radioterapia Adjuvante/métodos , Índice de Gravidade de Doença , Tomografia Computadorizada por Raios X
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4053, 2020 08 13.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32792481

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A significant proportion of patients with oestrogen receptor (ER) positive breast cancers (BC) develop resistance to endocrine treatments (ET) and relapse with metastatic disease. Here we perform whole exome sequencing and gene expression analysis of matched primary breast tumours and bone metastasis-derived patient-derived xenografts (PDX). Transcriptomic analyses reveal enrichment of the G2/M checkpoint and up-regulation of Polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) in PDX. PLK1 inhibition results in tumour shrinkage in highly proliferating CCND1-driven PDX, including different RB-positive PDX with acquired palbociclib resistance. Mechanistic studies in endocrine resistant cell lines, suggest an ER-independent function of PLK1 in regulating cell proliferation. Finally, in two independent clinical cohorts of ER positive BC, we find a strong association between high expression of PLK1 and a shorter metastases-free survival and poor response to anastrozole. In conclusion, our findings support clinical development of PLK1 inhibitors in patients with advanced CCND1-driven BC, including patients progressing on palbociclib treatment.


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Neoplasias da Mama/metabolismo , Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/metabolismo , Ciclina D1/metabolismo , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/metabolismo , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas/metabolismo , Sequenciamento Completo do Exoma/métodos , Animais , Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias da Mama/genética , Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/genética , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Ciclina D1/genética , Variações do Número de Cópias de DNA/genética , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/genética , Pontos de Checagem da Fase G2 do Ciclo Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Pontos de Checagem da Fase G2 do Ciclo Celular/genética , Humanos , Immunoblotting , Imuno-Histoquímica , Imunoprecipitação , Camundongos , Camundongos Nus , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/genética , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas/genética , Pteridinas/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico
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PLoS One ; 15(8): e0237196, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32764777

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Current antidepressant therapy has several disadvantages related to the properties of antidepressants. Considering their unfavourable features, the process of searching for new antidepressant drugs with better safety and tolerability requires consistent efforts and many complementary studies. Serotonin 5-HT1A receptor is considered as an interesting target of antidepressant therapy. In the present study, the intrinsic activity at different signaling pathways coupled to serotonin 5-HT1A receptor, antidepressant-like and pharmacokinetic properties, and the safety profile of two novel imidazopurine-2,4-dione derivatives, namely compounds AZ-853 (8-(4-(4-(2-fluorophenyl)piperazin-1-yl)butyl)-1,3-dimethyl-1H- imidazo[2,1-f]purine-2,4(3H,8H)-dione) and AZ-861 (1,3-dimethyl-8-(4-(4-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)piperazin-1-yl)butyl)-1H-imidazo[2,1-f]purine-2,4(3H,8H)-dione), were studied in animal models through in vitro and in vivo experiments. We demonstrated that AZ-853 and AZ-861, which structurally differ by one substituent and its placement in the phenyl ring, showed varied functional, pharmacological, and pharmacokinetic properties as well as side effect profiles. AZ-861 exhibited stronger agonistic action in all functional assays. After acute and repeated administration in mice, both compounds showed antidepressant-like activity in the forced swim test, which was partially mediated by 5-HT1A receptor activation. AZ-853 showed a more potent antidepressant-like effect, presumably due to its better penetration into brain structures. Both compounds did not show anticholinergic properties, but after repeated administration, they induced weak sedation and lipid metabolism disturbances without affecting serum glucose level. The stronger α1-adrenolytic effect of AZ-853 is responsible for decreased systolic blood pressure, and in contrast to AZ-861, AZ-853 induced weight gain in mice. The interesting comparative pharmacological profiles of AZ-853 and AZ-861 encourage to conduct further experiments to fully understand their mechanisms and differences in action.


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Antidepressivos/farmacologia , Depressão/tratamento farmacológico , Receptor 5-HT1A de Serotonina/metabolismo , Agonistas do Receptor 5-HT1 de Serotonina/farmacologia , Animais , Antidepressivos/química , Técnicas de Observação do Comportamento , Comportamento Animal/efeitos dos fármacos , Pressão Sanguínea/efeitos dos fármacos , Depressão/diagnóstico , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Humanos , Masculino , Camundongos , Piperazinas/química , Piperazinas/farmacologia , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Agonistas do Receptor 5-HT1 de Serotonina/química , Agonistas do Receptor 5-HT1 de Serotonina/uso terapêutico , Relação Estrutura-Atividade , Ganho de Peso/efeitos dos fármacos
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(27): e20808, 2020 Jul 02.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32629666

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RATIONALE: Palbociclib (PAL) is a first-in-class selective inhibitor of the cyclin-dependent kinases 4 (CDK4) and CDK6 and is indicated for the treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive/human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in combination with fulvestrant (FUL) in postmenopausal women. Antrodia cinnamomea (AC), a well-known Chinese folk medicine in Taiwan, possesses numerous biological capabilities, most notably an anti-tumor effect. However, the clinical use of AC as complementary medicine combined with adjuvant therapy is unexplored. In this case report, we evaluated AC combined with PAL plus FUL to reduce the tumor burden in an MBC patient. PATIENT CONCERNS: A Slovenian woman diagnosed with relapsed bone metastases of breast cancer (BC) was unable to undergo surgery and refused radiation therapy due to fear of side effects; she also feared the side effects of adjuvants. However, she was eager to live with a high quality of life. DIAGNOSIS: Stage IV, HR-positive/HER2-negative BC with relapse of bone metastases. INTERVENTIONS: After diagnosis of relapse of bone metastases, she received adjuvant with PAL plus FUL. Additionally, she chose to take AC orally (10 g/d). OUTCOMES: The pain was mostly relieved, and the side effects of adjuvant therapy reduced. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed reduction of tumor size at the fifth month of adjuvant therapy plus AC. After 14 months of adjuvant therapy plus AC, the tumors at the thoracic vertebrae T1 and T3 were found to have shrunk from 35.2 and 12.0 mm to 28.1 and 9.9 mm, respectively. Remarkably, no further metastases were observed. LESSONS: According to the circulating tumor cells (CTCs) test data, AC had better anti-tumor efficacy on active tumor cells than PAL plus FUL. Thus, AC could be an effective complementary medicine for adjuvant therapy in patients with HR-positive/HER2-negative MBC. Interestingly, continued elevation of carcinoma antigen 15-3 and lactate dehydrogenase levels but decreasing levels of alkaline phosphatase were observed, which may be indicative of the potent efficacy of treatment resulting in massive tumor cell death. The CTCs test may be a sensitive approach to monitor the progression of BC and subsequently evaluate the efficiency of therapy.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Antrodia , Neoplasias Ósseas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Ósseas/secundário , Neoplasias da Mama/patologia , Feminino , Fulvestranto/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Imagem por Ressonância Magnética , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Qualidade de Vida , Receptor ErbB-2/metabolismo , Receptores Estrogênicos/metabolismo
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BMC Neurol ; 20(1): 282, 2020 Jul 14.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32664877

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BACKGROUND: Ischemic stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Thrombolytic therapy improves disability and survival rates; however, to be effective, it must be given within 4.5 h of onset. Moreover, thrombolytic therapy is frequently contraindicated. Therefore, alternative therapeutic options are required. In China, cinepazide maleate injection has been shown to improve the cerebral collateral circulation and further reduce disability in stroke patients; however, very few studies investigating this therapy have been conducted to date. Therefore, this study aimed to further confirm the efficacy and safety of cinepazide maleate injection in patients with acute ischemic stroke. METHODS: Patients with acute ischemic stroke were administered an intravenous infusion of 320 mg cinepazide maleate or placebo once daily for 14 days. All patients were also administered basic therapy (citicoline sodium). The primary efficacy endpoint was the proportion of patients with a modified Rankin scale (mRS) ≤2 on day 90. Secondary efficacy endpoints included Barthel Index ≥95. Safety was evaluated by recording all adverse events (AEs), monitoring laboratory parameters and vital signs, and electrocardiogram. RESULTS: In total, 937 patients with an acute ischemic stroke were included, with a mean (standard deviation, SD) National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score of 8.8 (2.4) and a mean (SD) stroke onset of 30.9 (11.4) hours prior. Following treatment for 90 days, the proportion of patients with an mRS score ≤ 2 was significantly higher in the cinepazide maleate group than in the control group (60.9% vs. 50.1%; p = 0.0004). Moreover, the proportion of patients with a Barthel Index of ≥95 on day 90 was also significantly higher in the cinepazide maleate group than in the control group (53.4% vs. 46.7%; p = 0.0230). There were no statistically significant differences in safety parameters between the cinepazide maleate and control groups. CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study show that cinepazide maleate injection is superior to placebo in improving neurological function and activities of daily living, reducing disability, and promoting functional recovery in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Cinepazide maleate injection was safe and well tolerated with no unexpected AEs reported. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Chinese Clinical Trial Registry CTR20160292 and ChiCTR1900023827 . Retrospectively registered June 13, 2019.


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Isquemia Encefálica/tratamento farmacológico , Piperazinas , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico , Vasodilatadores , China , Método Duplo-Cego , Humanos , Piperazinas/efeitos adversos , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Vasodilatadores/efeitos adversos , Vasodilatadores/uso terapêutico
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Nature ; 583(7817): 620-624, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32669709

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Approximately 75% of all breast cancers express the oestrogen and/or progesterone receptors. Endocrine therapy is usually effective in these hormone-receptor-positive tumours, but primary and acquired resistance limits its long-term benefit1,2. Here we show that in mouse models of hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer, periodic fasting or a fasting-mimicking diet3-5 enhances the activity of the endocrine therapeutics tamoxifen and fulvestrant by lowering circulating IGF1, insulin and leptin and by inhibiting AKT-mTOR signalling via upregulation of EGR1 and PTEN. When fulvestrant is combined with palbociclib (a cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitor), adding periodic cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet promotes long-lasting tumour regression and reverts acquired resistance to drug treatment. Moreover, both fasting and a fasting-mimicking diet prevent tamoxifen-induced endometrial hyperplasia. In patients with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer receiving oestrogen therapy, cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet cause metabolic changes analogous to those observed in mice, including reduced levels of insulin, leptin and IGF1, with the last two remaining low for extended periods. In mice, these long-lasting effects are associated with long-term anti-cancer activity. These results support further clinical studies of a fasting-mimicking diet as an adjuvant to oestrogen therapy in hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer.


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Neoplasias da Mama/dietoterapia , Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Dietoterapia/métodos , Jejum/fisiologia , Fulvestranto/uso terapêutico , Animais , Fatores Biológicos/sangue , Neoplasias da Mama/patologia , Dieta Saudável/métodos , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Progressão da Doença , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/efeitos dos fármacos , Proteína 1 de Resposta de Crescimento Precoce/metabolismo , Feminino , Fulvestranto/administração & dosagem , Humanos , Insulina/sangue , Fator de Crescimento Insulin-Like I/metabolismo , Leptina/sangue , Células MCF-7 , Camundongos Endogâmicos NOD , Camundongos SCID , PTEN Fosfo-Hidrolase/metabolismo , Piperazinas/administração & dosagem , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Receptores Estrogênicos , Receptores de Progesterona , Tamoxifeno/efeitos adversos , Tamoxifeno/uso terapêutico , Ensaios Antitumorais Modelo de Xenoenxerto
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Zhejiang Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban ; 40(7): 1018-1022, 2020 May 25.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32701246

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of blocking the activation of ERK pathway on the expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and the formation of cerebral edema in SD rats after brain injury. METHODS: Ninety SD rats were randomly divided into 3 equal groups, including a sham-operated group, modified Feeney's traumatic brain injury model group, and ERK inhibition group where the ERK inhibitor SCH772984 (500 µg/kg) was injected via the femoral vein 15 min before brain trauma. At 2 h and 2 days after brain trauma, the permeability of blood-brain barrier was assessed by Evans blue method, the water content of the brain tissue was determined, and the phosphorylation level of ERK and the expression level of MMP-9 mRNA and protein were measured by RT-PCR and Western blotting. RESULTS: Compared with the sham-operated group, the rats with brain trauma exhibited significantly increased level of ERK phosphorylation at 2 h and significantly increased expression of MMP-9 mRNA and protein 2 days after the injury (P < 0.01). Treatment with the ERK inhibitor significantly decreased the phosphorylation level of ERK after the injury (P < 0.01), suppressed over-expression of MMP-9 mRNA and protein 2 days after the injury (P < 0.01). The permeability of blood-brain barrier increased significantly 2 h after brain trauma (P < 0.05) and increased further at 2 days (P < 0.01); the water content of the brain did not change significantly at 2 h (P > 0.05) but increased significantly 2 d after the injury (P < 0.01). Treatment with the ERK inhibitor significantly lowered the permeability of blood-brain barrier and brain water content after brain trauma (P < 0.01). CONCLUSIONS: Blocking the activation of ERK pathway significantly reduced the over-expression of MMP-9 and alleviates the damage of blood-brain barrier and traumatic brain edema, suggesting that ERK signaling pathway plays an important role in traumatic brain edema by regulating the expression of MMP-9.


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Edema Encefálico , Lesões Encefálicas Traumáticas , Regulação Enzimológica da Expressão Gênica , Sistema de Sinalização das MAP Quinases , Metaloproteinase 9 da Matriz , Animais , Edema Encefálico/tratamento farmacológico , Edema Encefálico/etiologia , Lesões Encefálicas Traumáticas/complicações , Lesões Encefálicas Traumáticas/tratamento farmacológico , Regulação Enzimológica da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Indazóis/farmacologia , Indazóis/uso terapêutico , Sistema de Sinalização das MAP Quinases/efeitos dos fármacos , Metaloproteinase 9 da Matriz/genética , Piperazinas/farmacologia , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/farmacologia , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Distribuição Aleatória , Ratos , Ratos Sprague-Dawley
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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu ; 40(6): 601-4, 2020 Jun 12.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32538009

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical effect of filiform fire needling on moderate and severe pain in advanced cancer. METHODS: A total of 66 patients with moderate and severe pain in advanced cancer were randomly divided into an observation group (34 cases, 4 cases dropped off) and a control group (32 cases, 2 cases dropped off). The two groups were treated with oral analgesics continuously for 4 weeks. The moderate pain patients was given bucinnazine hydrochloride tablets (starting at 30 mg, once every 6 hours, increasing by 30%-50% until the titration volume was reached), and the severe pain patients were given oxycodone hydrochloride sustained-release tablets (starting at 20 mg every 12 hours and increasing by 25%-50% until the titration volume was reached). The observation group was cooperated with filiform fire needling at ashi point, Zusanli (ST 36), Liangqiu (ST 34), Qihai (CV 6), Guanyuan(CV 4), Quchi (LI 11) and Waiguan (TE 5) once every other day for 4 weeks. The changes of numerical rating scales (NRS) scores were observed in both groups before and after treatment, and the amount of analgesics and the incidence of adverse reactions were recorded. The clinical effects in the two groups were evaluated. RESULTS: The effective rate was 90.0% (27/30) in the observation group, which was higher than 66.7% (20/30) in the control group (P<0.05). After treatment, the NRS scores of both groups were lower than those before treatment (P<0.05), and the reducing degree in the observation group was larger than that in the control group (P<0.05). The average dosage of bunarizine hydrochloride tablets and oxycodone hydrochloride sustained release tablets to titration volume in the observation group was less than that in the control group (P<0.05). The incidence of adverse reactions was 23.3% (28/120) in the observation group, which was lower than 44.2% (53/120) in the control group (P<0.05). CONCLUSION: Filiform fire needling can alleviate pain symptoms of patients with moderate and severe pain in advanced cancer, reduce the amount of analgesics, and decrease the incidence of adverse reactions.


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Terapia por Acupuntura , Dor do Câncer/terapia , Neoplasias/terapia , Manejo da Dor , Pontos de Acupuntura , Analgésicos/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Neoplasias/complicações , Oxicodona/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Resultado do Tratamento
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Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr ; 88(8): 495-499, 2020 Aug.
Artigo em Alemão | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32392585

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We report four cases of 12- to 17-year-old patients with schizophrenia, two of them suffering from catatonia, which were treated by ECT. Under a combined treatment with either ziprasidone or clozapine, and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), they improved markedly. Severity and course of acute schizophrenia were evaluated by the Brief Psychiatric rating Scale (BPRS), severity and course of catatonia were evaluated with the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale (BFCRS). This article underlines the benefit, the safety and the tolerability of ECT in younger patients with schizophrenic disorders.


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Eletroconvulsoterapia , Esquizofrenia/terapia , Adolescente , Catatonia/complicações , Criança , Clozapina/uso terapêutico , Terapia Combinada , Humanos , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Esquizofrenia/complicações , Tiazóis/uso terapêutico , Resultado do Tratamento
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Hum Cell ; 33(3): 801-809, 2020 Jul.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32388810

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Endometrial cancer (EC) is one of the most common cancers among females worldwide. Advanced stage patients of EC have poor prognosis. Inevitable side effects and treatment tolerance of chemotherapy for EC remain to be addressed. Our results in this study showed that EC cells with higher tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated factor 4 (TRAF4) expression have lower sensitivity to poly ADP-ribose polymerase 1 (PARP1) inhibitors. Upon TRAF4 knockdown, the colony numbers of EC cells were markedly down-regulated, and the markers of DNA double-strand breakage were significantly up-regulated after the treatment of olaparib, a PARP1 inhibitor. TRAF4 knockdown reduced the phosphorylation of protein kinase B (Akt), promoted DNA double-strand breakage, and decreased levels of DNA repair related proteins, including phosphorylated-DNA-dependent protein kinase (p-DNA-PK) and RAD51 recombinase (RAD51). In addition, TRAF4's effect on the sensitivity of EC cells to olaparib was further found to be mainly mediated by Akt phosphorylation. Moreover, in vivo results showed that TRAF4 knockdown enhanced the sensitivity of EC to PARP1 inhibitors using a mouse xenograft model. Collectively, our data suggest that combined application of TRAF4 knockdown and PARP1 inhibition can be used as a promising strategy for synthetic lethality in EC treatment.


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Neoplasias do Endométrio/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias do Endométrio/genética , Técnicas de Silenciamento de Genes , Ftalazinas/farmacologia , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/farmacologia , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerase-1/antagonistas & inibidores , Animais , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Quebras de DNA de Cadeia Dupla , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Neoplasias do Endométrio/patologia , Feminino , Expressão Gênica , Humanos , Camundongos , Terapia de Alvo Molecular , Fosforilação/genética , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-akt/metabolismo , Fator 4 Associado a Receptor de TNF/genética , Fator 4 Associado a Receptor de TNF/metabolismo , Células Tumorais Cultivadas
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Gan To Kagaku Ryoho ; 47(5): 815-818, 2020 May.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32408326

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A 70-year-old woman was diagnosed with cT2N2M0 left triple negative breast cancer. She received neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Around 30 months after the surgery, she developed carcinomatous pericardial tamponade, carcinomatous pleurisy, and metastatic thyroid cancer due to the breast cancer. Around the same time, a BRCA2 mutation was confirmed. Thus, olaparib therapy was started. Around 45 days after the start of olaparib administration, the therapeutic effect was cPR. The treatment remains effective even after approximately 1 year.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Proteína BRCA2/genética , Neoplasias da Mama , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Feminino , Humanos , Mutação , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia
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Yakugaku Zasshi ; 140(5): 669-671, 2020.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32378670

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Among breast cancer cases, 5-10% are thought to have germline mutations in genes associated with onset. Among these, hereditary breast cancer-ovarian cancer syndrome, which develops from breast cancer susceptibility (BRCA) gene mutation, has become widely known. Since 2018, olaparib has been clinically available for patients with inoperable or recurrent breast cancer. However, to use this medicine, BRCA gene mutation must be confirmed. Our hospital has prepared a BRCA genetic testing procedure, counseling system, and environment for the safe use of olaparib for BRCA genetic mutation positive patients. Until patients get the results of the BRCA gene examination, the attending physician and certified in breast cancer nurse care for the patient. If a positive result is obtained, we have established cooperation with a neighboring hospital, since our hospital cannot provide the genetic counseling. The main role of pharmacists is to develop a description system, as with other therapeutic agents, and to develop measures to help with supportive care for side effects. Also important is the development of a system to provide information to community pharmacies. At this symposium, we will report on how we developed our treatment strategy for patients with hereditary breast cancer syndrome, and the integrated role of pharmacists at Hamamatsu Medical Center.


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Neoplasias da Mama/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias da Mama/genética , Testes Genéticos , Mutação em Linhagem Germinativa , Assistência ao Paciente , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Ubiquitina-Proteína Ligases/genética , Feminino , Aconselhamento Genético , Humanos , Japão , Neoplasias Ovarianas/genética , Neoplasias Ovarianas/terapia , Farmacêuticos , Papel Profissional , Síndrome
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N Engl J Med ; 382(22): 2091-2102, 2020 05 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32343890

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BACKGROUND: Multiple loss-of-function alterations in genes that are involved in DNA repair, including homologous recombination repair, are associated with response to poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibition in patients with prostate and other cancers. METHODS: We conducted a randomized, open-label, phase 3 trial evaluating the PARP inhibitor olaparib in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who had disease progression while receiving a new hormonal agent (e.g., enzalutamide or abiraterone). All the men had a qualifying alteration in prespecified genes with a direct or indirect role in homologous recombination repair. Cohort A (245 patients) had at least one alteration in BRCA1, BRCA2, or ATM; cohort B (142 patients) had alterations in any of 12 other prespecified genes, prospectively and centrally determined from tumor tissue. Patients were randomly assigned (in a 2:1 ratio) to receive olaparib or the physician's choice of enzalutamide or abiraterone (control). The primary end point was imaging-based progression-free survival in cohort A according to blinded independent central review. RESULTS: In cohort A, imaging-based progression-free survival was significantly longer in the olaparib group than in the control group (median, 7.4 months vs. 3.6 months; hazard ratio for progression or death, 0.34; 95% confidence interval, 0.25 to 0.47; P<0.001); a significant benefit was also observed with respect to the confirmed objective response rate and the time to pain progression. The median overall survival in cohort A was 18.5 months in the olaparib group and 15.1 months in the control group; 81% of the patients in the control group who had progression crossed over to receive olaparib. A significant benefit for olaparib was also seen for imaging-based progression-free survival in the overall population (cohorts A and B). Anemia and nausea were the main toxic effects in patients who received olaparib. CONCLUSIONS: In men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who had disease progression while receiving enzalutamide or abiraterone and who had alterations in genes with a role in homologous recombination repair, olaparib was associated with longer progression-free survival and better measures of response and patient-reported end points than either enzalutamide or abiraterone. (Funded by AstraZeneca and Merck Sharp & Dohme; PROfound ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT02987543.).


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Mutação com Perda de Função , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerases/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias de Próstata Resistentes à Castração/tratamento farmacológico , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Androstenos/efeitos adversos , Androstenos/uso terapêutico , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Proteínas Mutadas de Ataxia Telangiectasia/genética , Genes BRCA1 , Genes BRCA2 , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Metástase Neoplásica/tratamento farmacológico , Feniltioidantoína/efeitos adversos , Feniltioidantoína/análogos & derivados , Feniltioidantoína/uso terapêutico , Ftalazinas/efeitos adversos , Piperazinas/efeitos adversos , Inibidores de Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerases/efeitos adversos , Intervalo Livre de Progressão , Neoplasias de Próstata Resistentes à Castração/genética , Neoplasias de Próstata Resistentes à Castração/mortalidade , Neoplasias de Próstata Resistentes à Castração/patologia
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 1669, 2020 04 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32245950

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Programmed cell death protein-1 (PD-1)/programmed cell death ligand-1 (PD-L1) interaction plays a crucial role in tumor-associated immune escape. Here, we verify that triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) has higher PD-L1 expression than other subtypes. We then discover that nucleophosmin (NPM1) binds to PD-L1 promoter specifically in TNBC cells and activates PD-L1 transcription, thus inhibiting T cell activity in vitro and in vivo. Furthermore, we demonstrate that PARP1 suppresses PD-L1 transcription through its interaction with the nucleic acid binding domain of NPM1, which is required for the binding of NPM1 at PD-L1 promoter. Consistently, the PARP1 inhibitor olaparib elevates PD-L1 expression in TNBC and exerts a better effect with anti-PD-L1 therapy. Together, our research has revealed NPM1 as a transcription regulator of PD-L1 in TNBC, which could lead to potential therapeutic strategies to enhance the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy.


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Antígeno B7-H1/genética , Linfócitos do Interstício Tumoral/imunologia , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerase-1/metabolismo , Linfócitos T/imunologia , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/genética , Adulto , Idoso , Animais , Antineoplásicos Imunológicos/farmacologia , Antineoplásicos Imunológicos/uso terapêutico , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/farmacologia , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Antígeno B7-H1/antagonistas & inibidores , Antígeno B7-H1/metabolismo , Mama/patologia , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Proteínas de Ligação a DNA , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Sinergismo Farmacológico , Feminino , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica/imunologia , Técnicas de Silenciamento de Genes , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Linfócitos do Interstício Tumoral/efeitos dos fármacos , Linfócitos do Interstício Tumoral/metabolismo , Camundongos , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Proteínas Nucleares/genética , Ftalazinas/farmacologia , Ftalazinas/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/farmacologia , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerase-1/antagonistas & inibidores , Inibidores de Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerases/farmacologia , Inibidores de Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerases/uso terapêutico , Prognóstico , Regiões Promotoras Genéticas/genética , Linfócitos T/efeitos dos fármacos , Linfócitos T/metabolismo , Análise Serial de Tecidos , Ativação Transcricional/imunologia , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/imunologia , Neoplasias de Mama Triplo Negativas/mortalidade , Regulação para Cima/efeitos dos fármacos
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Am J Psychiatry ; 177(6): 497-505, 2020 06 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32252539

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OBJECTIVE: Benzodiazepines and Z-drugs are two of the most prescribed agents worldwide. However, because of their cognitive side effects, the question of their influence on the risk of dementia has been raised. The authors examined the association of benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, and other anxiolytics with incident dementia in patients with affective disorders. METHODS: The authors conducted a cohort and nested case-control study of 235,465 patients over age 20 who were identified in the Danish National Patient Registry as having had a first-time hospital contact for an affective disorder between 1996 and 2015. From the Danish National Prescription Registry, information was obtained on all prescriptions for benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, and other anxiolytics, and patients were followed for incident dementia (defined by hospital discharge diagnosis or acetylcholinesterase inhibitor use). Cox proportional hazards and conditional logistic regression models were used to calculate hazard ratios and odds ratios with adjustment for sociodemographic and clinical variables. RESULTS: A total of 75.9% (N=171,287) of patients had any use of benzodiazepines or Z-drugs, and during the median follow-up of 6.1 years (interquartile range, 2.7-11), 9,776 (4.2%) patients were diagnosed with dementia. Any use of benzodiazepines or Z-drugs showed no association with dementia after multiple adjustments in either the cohort analysis or a nested case-control design. In the cohort analysis, the number of prescriptions and the cumulated dose of benzodiazepines or Z-drugs at baseline were not associated with dementia. In the nested case-control study, where prescriptions were counted from 1995 until 2 years before the index date, there was a slightly higher odds ratio of dementia in patients with the lowest use of benzodiazepines or Z-drugs (odds ratio=1.08, 95% CI=1.01, 1.15) compared with no lifetime use. However, patients with the highest use had the lowest odds of developing dementia (odds ratio=0.83, 95% CI=0.77, 0.88). CONCLUSIONS: This large cohort study did not reveal associations between use of benzodiazepines or Z-drugs and subsequent dementia, even when exposures were cumulated or divided into long- and short-acting drugs. Some results were compatible with a protective effect.


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Ansiolíticos/uso terapêutico , Benzodiazepinas/uso terapêutico , Transtorno Bipolar/epidemiologia , Demência/epidemiologia , Transtorno Depressivo Maior/epidemiologia , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Antidepressivos/uso terapêutico , Antipsicóticos/uso terapêutico , Compostos Azabicíclicos/uso terapêutico , Transtorno Bipolar/tratamento farmacológico , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Comorbidade , Dinamarca/epidemiologia , Transtorno Depressivo/epidemiologia , Transtorno Depressivo Maior/tratamento farmacológico , Diazepam/uso terapêutico , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Feminino , Humanos , Hipnóticos e Sedativos/uso terapêutico , Incidência , Modelos Logísticos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Transtornos do Humor/tratamento farmacológico , Transtornos do Humor/epidemiologia , Razão de Chances , Oxazepam/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Fatores de Proteção , Fatores de Risco
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J Clin Psychiatry ; 81(3)2020 03 24.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32237292

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OBJECTIVE: To compare longitudinal metabolic effects of 7 antipsychotics, including body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), blood pressure (BP), glucose, triglycerides (TG), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C); to investigate risk factors for metabolic syndrome (MetS); and to make recommendations on frequency and timing of monitoring metabolic measurements. METHODS: This randomized, open-label, pharmacologic trial was conducted among patients with schizophrenia (DSM-IV) in 32 hospitals across China. Patients were randomly assigned to 7 groups and assessed at baseline, 2, 4, and 6 weeks. Linear mixed-effect models were used to assess changes of metabolic measures over time. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed to investigate the risk factors for MetS. RESULTS: In total, 2,550 (718 drug-naïve) of 2,774 patients finished the study between July 6, 2010, and November 30, 2011. We found significant (P < .05) changes for BMI, WC, TG, and LDL-C, with TG and LDL-C reaching a plateau. Interactions between baseline metabolic condition and changes over time were observed for BMI (χ² = 43.11, P < .001), WC (χ² = 36.34, P < .001), systolic BP (χ² = 11.92, P = .002), glucose (χ² = 6.09, P = .01), and TG (χ² = 6.01, P = .01). Antipsychotics generally had greater adverse effects on patients who were initially screened as metabolically normal. After controlling for other associated factors, we found that antipsychotics resulted in differing risk for incident MetS, with a similar pattern to findings in other populations: olanzapine (odds ratio [OR] = 3.36, P < .001) > quetiapine (OR = 3.29, P < .001) > perphenazine (OR = 2.73, P = .007) > risperidone (OR = 2.21, P = .02) > aripiprazole (OR = 1.74, P = .15) ≈ haloperidol (OR = 1.75, P = .22) ≈ ziprasidone (OR = 1, reference). CONCLUSIONS: Metabolic traits should be monitored frequently in early stages of antipsychotic treatment due to rapid and substantial changes. Clinicians should not assume low risk for patients with normal metabolic parameters at baseline. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Chinese Clinical Trial Registry identifier: ChiCTR-TRC-10000934.


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Antipsicóticos/efeitos adversos , Síndrome Metabólica/induzido quimicamente , Esquizofrenia/tratamento farmacológico , Adulto , Antipsicóticos/uso terapêutico , Aripiprazol/efeitos adversos , Aripiprazol/uso terapêutico , Glicemia/efeitos dos fármacos , HDL-Colesterol/sangue , LDL-Colesterol/sangue , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Olanzapina/efeitos adversos , Olanzapina/uso terapêutico , Piperazinas/efeitos adversos , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Fumarato de Quetiapina/efeitos adversos , Fumarato de Quetiapina/uso terapêutico , Fatores de Risco , Risperidona/efeitos adversos , Risperidona/uso terapêutico , Esquizofrenia/metabolismo , Tiazóis/efeitos adversos , Tiazóis/uso terapêutico , Triglicerídeos/sangue
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J Laryngol Otol ; 134(4): 316-322, 2020 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32281535

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BACKGROUND: Individuals on anticoagulation therapy are at increased risk of bleeding, including epistaxis. There is a lack of available reversal agents for novel oral anticoagulation therapy. OBJECTIVE: This paper reviews the current literature on epistaxis in the context of novel oral anticoagulation use, in order to recommend guidelines on management. METHOD: A comprehensive search of published literature was conducted to identify all relevant articles published up to April 2019. RESULTS: Patients on oral anticoagulation therapy are over-represented in individuals with epistaxis. Those on novel oral anticoagulation therapy were more likely to relapse compared to patients on classic oral anticoagulants or non-anticoagulated patients. Idarucizumab is an effective antidote for bleeding associated with dabigatran use. Recommendations for epistaxis management in patients on novel oral anticoagulation therapy are outlined. CONCLUSION: Clinicians need to be aware of the potential severity of epistaxis and the increased likelihood of recurrence. High-quality studies are required to determine the efficacy and safety of andexanet alfa and ciraparantag, as well as non-specific reversal agents.


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Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/uso terapêutico , Antídotos/uso terapêutico , Epistaxe/tratamento farmacológico , Administração Oral , Idoso , Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/administração & dosagem , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Antídotos/administração & dosagem , Antitrombinas/efeitos adversos , Antitrombinas/uso terapêutico , Arginina/administração & dosagem , Arginina/análogos & derivados , Arginina/uso terapêutico , Conscientização , Dabigatrana/efeitos adversos , Dabigatrana/uso terapêutico , Epistaxe/induzido quimicamente , Epistaxe/epidemiologia , Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Primeiros Socorros/normas , Humanos , Masculino , Piperazinas/administração & dosagem , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Prevalência , Proteínas Recombinantes/administração & dosagem , Proteínas Recombinantes/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Índice de Gravidade de Doença
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Psychiatr Danub ; 32(1): 36-45, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32303028

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BACKGROUND: Cariprazine is a new atypical antipsychotic drug approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. METHODS: we searched the published randomized controlled-trials (RCT) to review cariprazine efficacy and tolerability using the databases (PubMed, EUDRACT, ClinicalTrials.gov and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials) for cariprazine role in managing the following psychiatric conditions (schizophrenia, bipolar mania, bipolar depression and major depressive disorder). A meta-analysis was conducted using the identified 13 clinical trials to assess efficacy using with the outcomes: positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS), clinical global impressions - severity of Illness (CGI-S), young mania rating scales (YMRS), Montgomery Asberg depression rating scale (MADRS) and Hamilton rating scale for depression (HAM-D). The risk of discontinuation due to adverse effects and common side effects were examined. RESULTS: The mean difference in change from baseline for PANSS was -6.23 (95% Confidence Interval (CI) -7.18, -5.28) favoring cariprazine treatment (p<0.00001). Similarly, mean difference for CGI-S was -0.36 (95% CI -0.41, -0.30), YMRS -5.64 (95% CI -6.86, -4.43), MADRS -1.43 (95% CI -1.88, -0.99) and HAM-D -1.52 (95% CI -2.28, -0.76). The risk ratio (RR) of discontinuing due to adverse events was 1.18 (95% CI 1.01, 1.38) meaning risk increased by 18% in cariprazine group with RR for EPS related side effects 2.82 (95% CI 2.47, 3.22) reflecting an increased risk of experiencing EPS related side effects by 182%. Cariprazine was also associated with an increased incidence of side effects such as akathisia, nausea and insomnia. CONCLUSION: Cariprazine demonstrates significant improvements in symptom intensity control in patients suffering from psychiatric conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and depression and is considered well-tolerated with similar rates of trials discontinuation; however, cariprazine was associated with a higher risk of EPS side effects. These findings will guide psychiatrists and pharmacists in their clinical role for supporting psychiatric patients care.


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Antipsicóticos/efeitos adversos , Antipsicóticos/uso terapêutico , Transtornos Mentais/tratamento farmacológico , Transtornos Mentais/psicologia , Piperazinas/efeitos adversos , Piperazinas/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Resultado do Tratamento
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