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Medications for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

Drugs associated with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy: An autoimmune disorder, in which the myelin sheaths (the fatty covering on the fibers that insulate and protect your body’s nerves) are attacked by the bodies immune system. CIPD is similar to Guillain-Barré syndrome but progresses more slowly.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
azathioprine Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Brand names:  Imuran, Azasan

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

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Gammagard Rx C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

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Imuran Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

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Gamunex Rx C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

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Betaseron Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: interferon beta-1b systemic

Drug class: interferons

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immune globulin intravenous Rx C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Brand names:  Gamunex, Gammaplex

Drug class: immune globulins

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Gamunex-C Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

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Azasan Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

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immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous Rx C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

Brand names:  Gammagard, Gamunex-C, Gammaked

Drug class: immune globulins

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Gammaplex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

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interferon beta-1b Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: interferon beta-1b systemic

Brand name:  Betaseron

Drug class: interferons

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Gammaked Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): CIDP

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