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Essential Thrombocythemia Summary

Description: A clinical syndrome characterized by repeated spontaneous hemorrhages and a remarkable increase in the number of circulating platelets.

Also Known As: Thrombocythemia, Essential; Essential Thrombocythemias; Hemorrhagic Thrombocythemias; Idiopathic Thrombocythemia; Idiopathic Thrombocythemias Show All >>

Networked: 787 relevant articles (40 outcomes, 75 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Essential Thrombocythemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Hydroxyurea (Hydrea) : 8 outcomes 4 studies in 87 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. anagrelide (Agrylin) : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 67 results : FDA 9 Generic
  3. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 44 results : FDA 80 Generic
  4. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 44 results : FDA 2
  5. Interferons : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 35 results : IBA
  6. Busulfan (Busulfex) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 17 results : FDA 2
  7. ranimustine : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  8. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 25 results : IBA
  9. Pipobroman (Vercyte) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : FDA 1
  10. INCB018424 : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Essential Thrombocythemia

  1. Polycythemia Vera
  2. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
  3. Thrombocytosis (Thrombocythemia)
  4. Primary Myelofibrosis (Myelosclerosis)
  5. Myeloproliferative Disorders (Myeloproliferative Disorder)
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Key Therapies for Essential Thrombocythemia

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
  2. Splenectomy : 1 outcome in 11 results
  3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Bloodletting : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 studies in 15 results
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