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Bull Cancer ; 106(11): 946-958, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31711572

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AIM: A HER2-specific second-generation chimeric antigen receptor (5.137.z) was introduced into NK-92 cells, designated as NK-92/5.137.z cells. To evaluate the function and effectiveness of NK-92/5.137.z cells against gastric cancer cells and further determined whether combination with apatinib can synergize with this NK cell-based practice to better suppress gastric cancer. METHODS: The expression of HER2 was examined in gastric cancer. The in vitro and in vivo cytotoxic activities of NK-92/5.137.z cells with or without apatinib were evaluated against gastric cancer cell lines. RESULTS: HER2 proteins were over-expressed in a considerable proportion of gastric cancer cells. NK-92/5.137.z cells specifically lysed gastric cancer cells expressing HER2 and had higher levels of cytokine production. In vivo, NK-92/5.137.z cells were particularly efficient at eliminating small tumor xenografts, whereas larger solid tumors were not effectively controlled with NK-92/5.137.z cells. Treatment with apatinib increased NK cell infiltration into large tumor xenografts and improved the therapeutic efficacy of NK-92/5.137.z cells. CONCLUSION: NK-92/5.137.z cells could represent a novel treatment option for patients with gastric cancer, either used alone or combined with apatinib.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Imunoterapia Adotiva/métodos , Células Matadoras Naturais/imunologia , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Receptor ErbB-2/metabolismo , Receptores de Antígenos Quiméricos/metabolismo , Neoplasias Gástricas/terapia , Animais , Antígeno CD56/metabolismo , Degranulação Celular , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Terapia Combinada/métodos , Xenoenxertos , Humanos , Células Matadoras Naturais/fisiologia , Células Matadoras Naturais/transplante , Lentivirus , Camundongos , Molécula-1 de Adesão Celular Endotelial a Plaquetas/metabolismo , Receptores de Antígenos Quiméricos/genética , Receptores de Antígenos Quiméricos/imunologia , Neoplasias Gástricas/imunologia , Neoplasias Gástricas/metabolismo , Neoplasias Gástricas/patologia , Carga Tumoral , Fator A de Crescimento do Endotélio Vascular/metabolismo
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Chemotherapy ; 64(2): 94-104, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31569090

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BACKGROUND: The combination of transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and apatinib has been used in the treatment of intermediate or advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, its effectiveness and safety are also argued. METHODS: Eligible studies were collected from a computer search of literatures published from the database establishment to May 2019 in PubMed, Web of Science, EMBASE, Ovid, the Cochrane Library, Wanfang Database, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, and China Biology Medicine Disc. The objective response rate (ORR), the disease control rate (DCR), survival rate (SR), and the incidences of treatment-related adverse effects (AEs) were collected as the relevant outcomes. Data were analyzed through fixed/random effects of meta-analysis models with RevMan 5.3 software. RESULTS: Eight randomized controlled clinical trials comprising 528 patients and 4 cohort studies comprising 226 patients were eventually included. Compared to the control group treated with TACE solely, combination therapy group, in which intermediate or advanced HCC patients were treated with TACE and apatinib, significantly enhanced ORR (relative risk [RR] 2.06, 95% CI 1.63-2.61, p < 0.001), DCR (RR 1.65, 95% CI 1.24-2.20, p < 0.001), and whole SRs of 6-month (RR 1.52, 95% CI 1.08-2.14, p = 0.02), 1-year (RR 1.52, 95% CI 1.25-1.84, p < 0.001), and 2-year (RR 1.84, 95% CI 1.34-2.54, p < 0.001). The incidence of hand foot syndrome, proteinuria, hypertension, and diarrhea was significantly increased in the combination therapy group compared with the control group (p < 0.05), and the incidence of nausea and vomiting, fever, and myelosuppression, respectively, was similar in 2 groups (p > 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: The combination therapy of TACE and apatinib can enhance the clinical effectiveness better than TACE solely in patients with intermediate or advanced HCC, while increase in the AEs is usually tolerable.


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Carcinoma Hepatocelular/terapia , Neoplasias Hepáticas/terapia , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Carcinoma Hepatocelular/mortalidade , Quimioembolização Terapêutica , Humanos , Neoplasias Hepáticas/mortalidade , Risco , Taxa de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento
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Rinsho Ketsueki ; 60(9): 1108-1119, 2019.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31597834

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Conventional chemotherapy with cytarabine and anthracycline (often referred to as "7+3") has been used for many years in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Despite meaningful advances in areas of supportive care and transplantation, little progress has been made in developing new chemotherapy options. In 2018, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US approved several novel agents for AML treatment as follows: ivosidenib, an inhibitor of isocitrate dehydrogenase-1; venetoclax, a potent inhibitor of bcl2; and glasdegib, an inhibitor of hedgehog signaling pathway. Moreover, clinical trials of alvocidib (flavopiridol), an inhibitor of the CDK9, pevonedistat, an inhibitor of NEDD8, and APR-246, a reactivator of mutant p53, are in progress. These agents will either be incorporated into the conventional 7+3 regimen or combined with hypomethylating agents to improve the outcome of AML therapy, and the results will guide the next stage of precision medicine in the treatment of AML.


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Leucemia Mieloide Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Benzimidazóis/uso terapêutico , Compostos Bicíclicos Heterocíclicos com Pontes/uso terapêutico , Ciclopentanos/farmacologia , Aprovação de Drogas , Flavonoides/farmacologia , Glicina/análogos & derivados , Glicina/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Terapia de Alvo Molecular , Compostos de Fenilureia/uso terapêutico , Piperidinas/farmacologia , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Pirimidinas/farmacologia , Sulfonamidas/uso terapêutico , Estados Unidos , United States Food and Drug Administration
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Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi ; 41(10): 775-781, 2019 Oct 23.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31648501

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Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of apatinib combined with chemotherapy in the first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with negative driving genes. Methods: From January 2016 to March 2018, 62 advanced NSCLC patients with negative driving genes diagnosed at Xuzhou Cancer Hospital were randomly divided into study group (30 cases) and control group (32 cases), respectively. The patients in the study group were treated with standard first-line chemotherapy combined with apatinib, while those in control group were treated with chemotherapy alone. Results: The disease control rate (DCR) and objective remission rate (ORR) in the study group were 60.0% and 16.7%, respectively, higher than 46.9% and 9.3% in the control group, but without statistical difference (P>0.05). The median progression-free survival (PFS) of study group and control group were 6.4 months and 4.9 months, respectively (P=0.004), and the median overall survival (OS) were 11.3 months and 9.2 months, respectively (P=0.006). Multivariate survival analysis indicated that treatment regimen (P=0.001) was the independent prognostic factor of PFS, and PS score (P=0.002), clinical stage (P=0.02) and treatment regimen (P<0.001) were the independent prognostic factors of OS. After treatment, the incidence of hypertension and hand-foot syndrome in the study group were 46.7% and 53.3%, respectively, significantly higher than 3.3% and 0 in the control group, respectively (P<0.05). The incidence of grade 3-4 adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in the study group was 26.7% (8/30), mainly including hypertension, hand-foot syndrome and bone marrow suppression. The incidence of grade 3-4 ADRs in the control group was 15.6% (5/32), all of which were bone marrow suppression, without significant difference (P=0.286). There was no difference in serum levels of VEGF and CEA between the two groups before treatment. After treatment, the serum level of VEGF in the study group was (169.3±10.1) pg/ml, lower than (211.8±16.7) pg/ml of the control group (P<0.05). Conclusion: Apatinib combined with first-line chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC patients with negative driving genes is safe and beneficial for survival. This therapeutic strategy can significantly prolong the PFS and OS, and further improvement and application can be considered as a choice in the clinical treatment.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/epidemiologia , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/mortalidade , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/patologia , China/epidemiologia , Efeitos Colaterais e Reações Adversas Relacionados a Medicamentos/epidemiologia , Síndrome Mão-Pé/complicações , Síndrome Mão-Pé/epidemiologia , Humanos , Hipertensão/complicações , Hipertensão/epidemiologia , Incidência , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/administração & dosagem , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/efeitos adversos , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Análise de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento
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Chemotherapy ; 64(2): 57-61, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31484176

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Invasive fungal infections are one of the main infectious complications in allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT). Triazoles (voriconazole, posaconazole) are the main prophylactic and therapeutic options for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis. However, pharmacological interactions and hepatotoxicity limit its use. Isavuconazole (ISV) is a recently approved azole with a promising interaction and safety profile. We present a case with invasive aspergillosis in the post-allogeneic SCT setting in a critically ill patient with severe multiorgan failure due to veno-occlusive disease. The patient was treated with ISV and B amphotericin during severe kidney and liver failure and multiple immunosuppressants, without significant drug-related toxicity and with favorable outcome. The interaction and safety profile of ISV is discussed along the reported experience. ISV can be an effective salvage therapy even in complex clinical situations with multiple potential interactions.


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Antifúngicos/uso terapêutico , Aspergilose/terapia , Transplante de Células-Tronco Hematopoéticas , Nitrilos/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Triazóis/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Aspergilose/tratamento farmacológico , Aspergillus fumigatus/genética , Aspergillus fumigatus/isolamento & purificação , DNA Fúngico/metabolismo , Doença Enxerto-Hospedeiro/etiologia , Transplante de Células-Tronco Hematopoéticas/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Masculino , Tórax/diagnóstico por imagem , Transplante Homólogo/efeitos adversos
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(36): e16967, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31490378

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No standard methods are recommended for patients with advanced metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) experiencing progression after 2 or more lines treatment now. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the efficacy and safety of apatinib in metastatic NSCLC patients after second-line or more treatments failure in a real-world setting.A total of 52 advanced NSCLC patients who experienced progression after second-line and more treatments and received apatinib from March 2016 to February 2018 were retrospectively reviewed. Patients were treated with oral apatinib 500 mg QD (take the medicine once a day), every 4 weeks for a cycle. Responding and stable patients continued the treatment until progression or intolerable toxicity. The overall survival (OS), progression-free survival (PFS), objective remission rate (ORR) and disease control rate (DCR), and side effects of the drug were collected and reviewed.The ORR and the DCR were 6.9% and 67.4%. The median PFS and median OS of all patients were 3.8 months and 5.8 months, respectively. The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group score was the independent influencing factor of PFS and OS for the advanced NSCLC patients who were treated with apatinib after second-line and above standard regimens (PFS: hazard ratio [HR] = 4.446, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.185-16.678, P = .027 and OS: HR = 8.149, 95% CI: 1.173-56.596, P = .034). The most common adverse events apatinib-related included hypertension (19.2%), hand-foot syndrome (11.5%), and mucous membrane reaction (17.3%). And treatment-related grade 3/4 toxicities were low.Apatinib showed favorable efficacy and safety and could be a treatment option in patients with advanced NSCLC experiencing progression after second-line and more treatment.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Antineoplásicos/administração & dosagem , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/mortalidade , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/patologia , Progressão da Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Estudos Retrospectivos
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Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther ; 57(11): 567-570, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31496508

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OBJECTIVE: Hyperuricemia is an independent risk factor for renal dysfunction, cardiovascular events, and gouty arthritis. Xanthine oxidoreductase (XOR) inhibitors inhibit uric acid (UA) production and may be treatment options for hyperuricemia patients. I aimed to evaluate the effects of topiroxostat on circulating lipid concentrations in patients with hyperuricemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 83 hyperuricemic patients taking topiroxostat were enrolled into this retrospective study. RESULTS: Serum UA significantly decreased, total cholesterol (TC) decreased, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) decreased between baseline and 24 weeks. CONCLUSION: Topiroxostat may have the potential to lower serum UA, TC, and LDL-c concentrations in hyperuricemic patients.


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Hiperuricemia/sangue , Lipídeos/sangue , Nitrilos/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Colesterol/sangue , LDL-Colesterol/sangue , Humanos , Hiperuricemia/tratamento farmacológico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Resultado do Tratamento , Ácido Úrico/sangue
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Lancet ; 394(10206): 1335-1343, 2019 Oct 12.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31492505

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BACKGROUND: We aimed to assess the safety of edoxaban in combination with P2Y12 inhibition in patients with atrial fibrillation who had percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). METHODS: ENTRUST-AF PCI was a randomised, multicentre, open-label, non-inferiority phase 3b trial with masked outcome evaluation, done at 186 sites in 18 countries. Patients had atrial fibrillation requiring oral anticoagulation, were aged at least 18 years, and had a successful PCI for stable coronary artery disease or acute coronary syndrome. Participants were randomly assigned (1:1) from 4 h to 5 days after PCI using concealed, stratified, and blocked web-based central randomisation to either edoxaban (60 mg once daily) plus a P2Y12 inhibitor for 12 months or a vitamin K antagonist (VKA) in combination with a P2Y12 inhibitor and aspirin (100 mg once daily, for 1-12 months). The edoxaban dose was reduced to 30 mg per day if one or more factors (creatinine clearance 15-50 mL/min, bodyweight ≤60 kg, or concomitant use of specified potent P-glycoprotein inhibitors) were present. The primary endpoint was a composite of major or clinically relevant non-major (CRNM) bleeding within 12 months. The primary analysis was done in the intention-to-treat population and safety was assessed in all patients who received at least one dose of their assigned study drug. This trial is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT02866175, is closed to new participants, and follow-up is completed. FINDINGS: From Feb 24, 2017, through May 7, 2018, 1506 patients were enrolled and randomly assigned to the edoxaban regimen (n=751) or VKA regimen (n=755). Median time from PCI to randomisation was 45·1 h (IQR 22·2-76·2). Major or CRNM bleeding events occurred in 128 (17%) of 751 patients (annualised event rate 20·7%) with the edoxaban regimen and 152 (20%) of 755 patients (annualised event rate 25·6%) patients with the VKA regimen; hazard ratio 0·83 (95% CI 0·65-1·05; p=0·0010 for non-inferiority, margin hazard ratio 1·20; p=0·1154 for superiority). INTERPRETATION: In patients with atrial fibrillation who had PCI, the edoxaban-based regimen was non-inferior for bleeding compared with the VKA-based regimen, without significant differences in ischaemic events. FUNDING: Daiichi Sankyo.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Fibrinolíticos/uso terapêutico , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Tiazóis/uso terapêutico , Vitamina K/antagonistas & inibidores , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/complicações , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/cirurgia , Idoso , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Quimioterapia Combinada , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/uso terapêutico , Stents , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/etiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(31): e16673, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31374045

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The aim of this study was to analyze dose-volume histogram (DVH) of the remnant liver for postoperative cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) patients, to find toxicity rates, and to confirm efficacy of postoperative radiation therapy (RT).Thirty-two postoperative CCA patients received partial liver resection and postoperative RT with curative intent. The "liver reduction rate" was calculated by contouring liver volume at computed tomography (CT) just before the surgery and at CT for planning the RT. To evaluate late toxicity, the radiation-induced hepatic toxicity (RIHT) was determined by the common terminology criteria for adverse events toxicity grade of bilirubin, aspartate transaminase, alanine transaminase, alkaline phosphatase, and albumin, and was defined from 3 months after RT until liver metastasis was revealed. The radiation-induced liver disease (RILD) was also evaluated.Tumor stages were distributed as follows: I: 1, II: 8, IIIA: 1, IIIB: 6, IIIC: 14, IVA: 2. Median prescribed total dose was 50 Gy. Median follow-up time was 27 months. Two-year overall survival (OS): 72.4%, disease-free survival: 47.7%, local control: 65.3%, and the median survival time was 40 months. The median "liver reduction rate" was 21%. The OS had statistically significant difference in nodal status (P = .032) and "liver reduction rate" >30% (P = .016). In the association between the ≥grade 2 RIHT and DVH, there were significantly differences in V30 and V40 (P = .041, P = .034), respectively. The grade ≥2 RIHT rates differ also significantly by sex (P = .008). Two patients (6.2%) were suspected of RILD.We suggest that RT for remnant liver should be considered the liver V30, V40 to prevent radiation-induced liver dysfunction.


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Colangiocarcinoma/radioterapia , Hepatopatias/prevenção & controle , Neoplasias Hepáticas/radioterapia , Lesões por Radiação/prevenção & controle , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica , Colangiocarcinoma/tratamento farmacológico , Colangiocarcinoma/patologia , Colangiocarcinoma/cirurgia , Cisplatino/uso terapêutico , Terapia Combinada , Desoxicitidina/análogos & derivados , Desoxicitidina/uso terapêutico , Combinação de Medicamentos , Hepatectomia , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Neoplasias Hepáticas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Hepáticas/patologia , Neoplasias Hepáticas/cirurgia , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Ácido Oxônico/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Radiossensibilizantes/uso terapêutico , Dosagem Radioterapêutica , Radioterapia Adjuvante , Tegafur/uso terapêutico , Tomografia Computadorizada por Raios X
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Cancer Immunol Immunother ; 68(9): 1467-1477, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31451841

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BACKGROUND: The lethal effects of multiple antigen-specific cellular therapy (MASCT) may be enhanced by blocking PD-1 in vitro and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 inhibitor (apatinib). We analyzed the pooled data from our phase I/II trials to determine the toxicity and efficacy of PD-1 blockade (SHR-1210)-activated MASCT (aMASCT) alone or in combination with apatinib in advanced solid tumors. METHODS: Patients with advanced solid tumors received aMASCT alone (n = 32) or aMASCT plus apatinib (500 mg q.d., n = 38) after standard treatment. The safety profile was the primary end point. The secondary end points were antitumor response, progression-free survival (PFS), and overall survival (OS). The circulating T cells were quantified before and after aMASCT infusion. RESULTS: Treatment-related adverse events (AEs) occurred in 18/32 (56.3%) and 25/38 (65.8%) patients in the aMASCT and aMASCT plus apatinib groups, respectively. No serious AEs were reported, and apatinib did not increase immunotherapy-related toxicity. The objective response rate (34.2% and 18.8%) and PFS (median 6.0 and 4.5 months, P = 0.002) were improved in the aMASCT plus apatinib group compared with the aMASCT group; however, the OS was not improved (median 10.0 and 8.2 months, P = 0.098). Multivariate analyses indicated that two or more cycles of aMASCT treatment was an independent and favorable prognostic factor of PFS and OS. The circulating T cells increased and Tregs decreased in both groups after one cycle of aMASCT treatment. CONCLUSIONS: Treatment with aMASCT plus apatinib was safe and effective for the management of advanced solid tumors.


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Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/uso terapêutico , Células Dendríticas/imunologia , Imunoterapia/métodos , Neoplasias/tratamento farmacológico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Linfócitos T Citotóxicos/imunologia , Linfócitos T Reguladores/imunologia , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/farmacologia , Antígenos de Neoplasias/imunologia , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Terapia Combinada , Células Dendríticas/transplante , Efeitos Colaterais e Reações Adversas Relacionados a Medicamentos , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Neoplasias/imunologia , Neoplasias/mortalidade , Receptor de Morte Celular Programada 1/antagonistas & inibidores , Estudos Prospectivos , Piridinas/farmacologia , Receptor ErbB-2/antagonistas & inibidores , Análise de Sobrevida
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Eur J Med Chem ; 181: 111569, 2019 Nov 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31404862

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This article provides an overview of compounds based on imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine, imidazo[1,5-a]pyridine, imidazo[4,5-b]pyridine and imidazo[4,5-c]pyridine scaffolds, which act as potent ligands of diverse molecular targets localized in the central nervous system. A literature survey revealed that various imidazopyridines can be powerful modulators of several diseases associated with CNS dysfunction including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, depression or sleeping disorders. A description of target enzymes (e.g., ß-secretase, γ-secretase, fatty acid amide hydrolase - FAAH, leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 - LRRK2) and selected receptors (e.g., GABA-A, histamine H3, serotonin 5-HT3, 5-HT4, 5-HT6, dopamine D4, adenosine A2A, orexin), modes of action of imidazopyridine-based ligands and their therapeutic importance is discussed.


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Desenho de Drogas , Imidazóis/química , Imidazóis/uso terapêutico , Transtornos Mentais/tratamento farmacológico , Doenças Neurodegenerativas/tratamento farmacológico , Piridinas/química , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Animais , Ensaios Clínicos como Assunto , Humanos , Imidazóis/farmacologia , Ligantes , Terapia de Alvo Molecular , Piridinas/farmacologia
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JAMA ; 322(4): 315-325, 2019 07 23.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31334793

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Importance: Patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) despite treatment with biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (bDMARD) therapy need treatment options. Objective: To evaluate the effects of filgotinib vs placebo on the signs and symptoms of RA in a treatment-refractory population. Design, Setting, and Participants: A 24-week, randomized, placebo-controlled, multinational phase 3 trial conducted from July 2016 to June 2018 at 114 sites internationally, randomizing 449 adult patients (and treating 448) with moderately to severely active RA and inadequate response/intolerance to 1 or more prior bDMARDs. Interventions: Filgotinib, 200 mg (n = 148); filgotinib, 100 mg (n = 153); or placebo (n = 148) once daily; patients continued concomitant stable conventional synthetic DMARDs (csDMARDs). Main Outcomes and Measures: The primary end point was the proportion of patients who achieved 20% improvement in the American College of Rheumatology criteria (ACR20) at week 12. Secondary outcomes included week 12 assessments of low disease activity (disease activity score in 28 joints-C-reactive protein [DAS28-CRP] ≤3.2) and change in Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index, 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey Physical Component, and Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue scores, as well as week 24 assessment of remission (DAS28-CRP <2.6) and adverse events. Results: Among 448 patients who were treated (mean [SD] age, 56 [12] years; 360 women [80.4%]; mean [SD] DAS28-CRP score, 5.9 [0.96]; 105 [23.4%] with ≥3 prior bDMARDs), 381 (85%) completed the study. At week 12, more patients receiving filgotinib, 200 mg (66.0%) or 100 mg (57.5%), achieved ACR20 response (placebo, 31.1%; difference vs placebo: 34.9% [95% CI, 23.5%-46.3%] and 26.4% [95% CI, 15.0%-37.9%], respectively; both P < .001), including among patients with prior exposure to 3 or more bDMARDs (70.3%, 58.8%, and 17.6%, respectively; difference vs placebo: 52.6% [95% CI, 30.3%-75.0%] for filgotinib, 200 mg, and 41.2% [95% CI, 17.3%-65.0%] for filgotinib, 100 mg; both P < .001). The most common adverse events were nasopharyngitis (10.2%) for filgotinib, 200 mg; headache, nasopharyngitis, and upper respiratory infection (5.9% each) for filgotinib, 100 mg; and RA (6.1%) for placebo. Four uncomplicated herpes zoster cases and 1 retinal vein occlusion were reported with filgotinib; there were no opportunistic infections, active tuberculosis, malignancies, gastrointestinal perforations, or deaths. Conclusions and Relevance: Among patients with active RA who had an inadequate response or intolerance to 1 or more bDMARDs, filgotinib, 100 mg daily or 200 mg daily, compared with placebo resulted in a significantly greater proportion achieving a clinical response at week 12. However, further research is needed to assess longer-term efficacy and safety. Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02873936.


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Antirreumáticos/uso terapêutico , Artrite Reumatoide/tratamento farmacológico , Janus Quinase 1/antagonistas & inibidores , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Triazóis/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Antirreumáticos/efeitos adversos , Biomarcadores/sangue , Proteína C-Reativa/análise , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Método Duplo-Cego , Tolerância a Medicamentos , Feminino , Testes Hematológicos , Humanos , Infecção/etiologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Indução de Remissão , Índice de Gravidade de Doença , Triazóis/administração & dosagem , Triazóis/efeitos adversos
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Hypertension ; 74(3): 597-605, 2019 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31352829

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Hypertension is a risk factor for both stroke and bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation. Data are sparse regarding the interaction between blood pressure and the efficacy and safety of direct oral anticoagulants. In the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial (Effective Anticoagulation With Factor Xa Next Generation in Atrial Fibrillation-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 48), 19,679 patients with atrial fibrillation and hypertension were categorized according to average systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP). The primary efficacy and safety end points were the time to the first stroke or systemic embolic event and the time to the first International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis major bleeding event, respectively. Risk was calculated using Cox proportional hazards models based on average SBP and DBP and adjusting for 18 clinical characteristics. The efficacy and safety of a higher dose edoxaban regimen (60/30 mg) versus warfarin were evaluated with stratification by average SBP and DBP. Stroke/systemic embolic event occurred significantly more frequently in patients with elevated average SBP (hazard ratio, 2.01; 95% CI, 1.50-2.70 for SBP ≥150 mm Hg relative to 130-139 mm Hg) or DBP (hazard ratio, 2.36; 95% CI, 1.76-3.16 for DBP ≥90 mm Hg relative to 75-<85 mm Hg). The higher dose edoxaban regimen reduced stroke/systemic embolic event across the full range of SBP (Pinteraction=0.55) and DBP (Pinteraction=0.44) compared with warfarin. The higher dose edoxaban regimen reduced the risk of major bleeding events, including intracranial hemorrhage, without modification by average SBP (Pinteraction=0.29). The relative safety of edoxaban was most pronounced in patients with elevated DBP (Pinteraction=0.007). The efficacy and safety of edoxaban were consistent across the full range of SBP, while the superior safety of edoxaban was most pronounced among patients with elevated DBP.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Fibrilação Atrial/epidemiologia , Hipertensão/tratamento farmacológico , Hipertensão/epidemiologia , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Tiazóis/uso terapêutico , Varfarina/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Fibrilação Atrial/diagnóstico , Comorbidade , Estudos Cross-Over , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Método Duplo-Cego , Esquema de Medicação , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão/diagnóstico , Modelos Logísticos , Masculino , Segurança do Paciente , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Medição de Risco , Índice de Gravidade de Doença , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/fisiopatologia , Análise de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento
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J Headache Pain ; 20(1): 84, 2019 Jul 24.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31340760

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OBJECTIVE: To study the efficacy and safety of lasmiditan for acute treatment of migraine in patients using migraine preventive medications. BACKGROUND: While lasmiditan has been proven to be an effective acute treatment for migraine, its effectiveness has not been examined when used concurrently with migraine preventives. METHODS: SAMURAI and SPARTAN were similarly designed, double-blind, phase 3, placebo-controlled studies of patients 18 years or older with 3 to 8 migraine attacks per month. Patients were randomized to treat a migraine attack with oral lasmiditan 50 mg (SPARTAN only), 100 mg, 200 mg, or placebo. Migraine preventives were allowed as long as doses were stable for 3 months prior to screening and were unchanged during the study. Preventive medications with established or probable efficacy, as recommended by the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society, and the European Headache Federation, plus botulinum toxin type A and candesartan, were included. Within the subgroups of patients using and not using preventive therapies, lasmiditan and placebo groups were analyzed for the outcome of pain-free at 2 h and other efficacy outcomes. The subgroups of patients using and not using preventive therapies were compared and interaction p-values were calculated for safety and efficacy outcomes. RESULTS: In these trials, 698 of 3981 patients (17.5%) used migraine preventive treatments. Among patients using preventives, all lasmiditan doses resulted in significantly more patients being pain-free at 2 h, compared to placebo (p < 0.05). Primary efficacy outcome (pain-free at 2 h), key secondary outcome (most bothersome symptom-free at 2 h) and all other efficacy outcomes were not significantly different between patients using or not using migraine preventives (all interaction p-values ≥0.1). Rates of adverse events were similar for patients using and not using preventive medications. CONCLUSIONS: Lasmiditan was more effective than placebo for the acute treatment of migraine in patients concurrently using migraine preventive medications. Lasmiditan efficacy and safety measures were similar for patients using and not using preventive medications. TRIAL REGISTRATION: SAMURAI (NCT02439320) and SPARTAN (NCT02605174). Registered 18 March 2015.


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Benzamidas/uso terapêutico , Transtornos de Enxaqueca/tratamento farmacológico , Transtornos de Enxaqueca/prevenção & controle , Piperidinas/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Benzimidazóis/uso terapêutico , Toxinas Botulínicas Tipo A/uso terapêutico , Método Duplo-Cego , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Tetrazóis/uso terapêutico , Resultado do Tratamento
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(26): e16065, 2019 Jun.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31261514

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BACKGROUND: Apatinib is an oral small-molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeting vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2). Some clinical trials have demonstrated that apatinib is efficacious against advanced nonsquamous NSCLC. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to probe efficacy and safety of apatinib plus docetaxel, as the second or above line treatment, in advanced nonsquamous NSCLC. DESIGN: Multicenter, prospective, single arm study. SETTING: Three teaching hospitals centers in the Sichuan. PARTICIPANTS: Fourteen patients with stage IVA/B nonsquamous NSCLC had previously received at least 1 platinum-based chemotherapy regimen. INTERVENTION: Patients who were enrolled between November 2016 and January 2018 were given docetaxel (75 mg/m, i.v., d1) plus oral apatinib (250 mg/d), 4 weeks as one cycle, until disease progression or intolerance to adverse events (AE). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The primary endpoint was progression-free survival (PFS). The secondary endpoints comprised objective response rate (ORR), disease control rate (DCR), overall survival (OS), and AE incidence rate. RESULTS: All patients carried adenocarcinoma by pathological type. The median follow-up duration was 9.76 months. Out of 14 cases, 12 were evaluable, showing ORR of 33.33%, DCR of 66.67%, DCR of 50% in cases with brain metastasis, median PFS of 2.92 months (95% CI: 1.38-4.48), and 6-month OS of 80%. Primary AEs encompassed: leukopenia in 7 cases (58.33%), hand-foot skin reaction in 5 cases (41.67%), and diarrhea in 4 cases (33.33%). Among them, grade 3 AEs were: leukopenia in 4 cases (33.33%), and hand-foot skin reaction in 1 case (8.33%). No grade 4/5 AEs were reported. Univariate and multivariate analysis were conducted respectively for PFS and OS. These factors encompassed: gender, age, gene mutations, clinical stage, ECOG scores, quantity of metastatic foci, brain metastasis, and hand-foot skin reaction. Results demonstrated zero risk factors for PFS or OS. CONCLUSION: Apatinib plus docetaxel, as the second or above line treatment, is effective and safe against advanced nonsquamous NSCLC, with good tolerance profile. TRIAL REGISTRATION: NCT03416231.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Docetaxel/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/mortalidade , Progressão da Doença , Docetaxel/efeitos adversos , Quimioterapia Combinada , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Dados Preliminares , Estudos Prospectivos , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/efeitos adversos , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Retratamento , Análise de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento , Moduladores de Tubulina/efeitos adversos , Moduladores de Tubulina/uso terapêutico
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J Cancer Res Clin Oncol ; 145(9): 2313-2323, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31278474

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BACKGROUND: The optimal treatment in the third-line and later-line setting for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) has not been established. As reported, regorafenib and fruquintinib have shown to be superior to placebo in mCRC. However, no direct clinical comparison of regorafenib and fruquintinib has been conducted; we performed a systematic review and network meta-analysis to compare the efficacy and safety of regorafenib and fruquintinib. METHODS: PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were systematically searched and randomized-controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the effect and safety of regorafenib or fruquintinib versus placebo for patients with mCRC were included. Two investigators independently searched articles, extracted data, and assessed the quality of included studies. After that, we performed pairwise direct meta-analyses (regorafenib vs. placebo and fruquintinib vs. placebo) and indirect comparison (regorafenib vs. fruquintinib) using network meta-analyses methods. RESULTS: Three RCTs involving 1380 patients were included in the meta-analysis. In the direct meta-analysis, regorafenib and fruquintinib both showed survival benefits when compared with placebo. For the indirect comparison, fruquintinib shows no significant difference in OS compared to regorafenib (HR 0.97; 95% CI 0.64-1.46). Regarding PFS, there was a tendency that fruquintinib was superior to regorafenib (HR 0.65; 95% CI 0.39-1.08); however, there was no statistic difference. For the safety analysis, in indirect comparison, fruquintinib showed significant difference in all-grade toxicity compared to regorafenib (OR 0.73; 95% CI 0.65-0.82), especially in subgroup of proteinuria (OR 0.31; 95% CI 0.11-0.86). For the grade 3-5 toxicity, fruquintinib showed no significant difference when compared with regorafenib (OR 0.92; 95% CI 0.64-1.32). CONCLUSION: Based on efficacy and safety, there was a tendency that fruquintinib was superior to regorafenib, as a whole, regorafenib and fruquintinib demonstrated similar clinical benefit for patients with refractory mCRC. It seems that fruquintinib has less toxic in all-grade toxicity when compared with regorafenib.


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Benzofuranos/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Colorretais/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Colorretais/patologia , Compostos de Fenilureia/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Quinazolinas/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Colorretais/epidemiologia , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Metástase Neoplásica , Meta-Análise em Rede , Resultado do Tratamento
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Drugs ; 79(12): 1321-1335, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31317509

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Prior to the biologic era, the medical management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was dominated by the use of aminosalicylates, corticosteroids, and immunosuppressants. In the past two decades, the advent of biologic agents that target specific components of the immune response has greatly improved the care of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC). However, not all patients respond or maintain response to biologic therapy and some patients develop adverse events that necessitate treatment discontinuation. Furthermore, sensitization with formation of anti-drug antibodies is an inherent limitation to administration of monoclonal antibodies. This circumstance has generated renewed interest in the development of novel oral small-molecule drugs (SMDs) that are effective and well tolerated. Several classes of SMDs are currently progressing through the pipeline and offer the promise of oral delivery and high potency. In this review, we summarize different mechanisms of oral drug delivery to the gastrointestinal tract, highlight key findings from phase II and III randomized trials of novel oral SMDs, and discuss how oral SMDs are likely to be integrated into future IBD treatment paradigms. The most advanced development programs currently involve evaluation of compounds blocking Janus kinase (JAK) receptors or modulating sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) receptors. Tofacitinib, an oral JAK inhibitor, was recently approved for the treatment of moderate-to-severe UC. Several more selective JAK-1 inhibitors, including filgotinib and upadacitinib, have also shown positive results in phase II studies and are currently enrolling in phase III development programs. Similarly, ozanimod, an S1P1 and S1P5 receptor agonist, has shown early favorable results and is enrolling in phase III trials. As these and other novel oral SMDs come to market, several questions will need to be answered. The cost effectiveness, comparative treatment efficacy, predictors of response, and relative safety of oral SMDs compared to existing therapies will need to be evaluated. Given the modest efficacy rates observed with both biologic therapies and novel SMDs to date, the potential for combination therapy based on a non-sensitizing oral option is promising and may be facilitated by development of organ-specific therapies with pharmacodynamic activity restricted to the gut to minimize systemic toxicity.


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Anti-Inflamatórios não Esteroides/uso terapêutico , Doenças Inflamatórias Intestinais/tratamento farmacológico , Anti-Inflamatórios não Esteroides/administração & dosagem , Anti-Inflamatórios não Esteroides/efeitos adversos , Descoberta de Drogas , Compostos Heterocíclicos com 3 Anéis/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Indanos/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Janus Quinases/uso terapêutico , Mesalamina/uso terapêutico , Oxidiazóis/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Fosfodiesterase/uso terapêutico , Piperidinas/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Pirimidinas/uso terapêutico , Pirróis/uso terapêutico , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Receptores de Lisoesfingolipídeo/antagonistas & inibidores , Triazóis/uso terapêutico
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