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Switching from plasma exchange to Vyvgart well tolerated, effective

Switching from maintenance therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) to Vyvgart (efgartigimod) appeared to be well tolerated and effective for people with myasthenia gravis (MG), a short report suggests. “The good clinical response of this patient cohort, together with greater accessibility and convenience of infusion-based therapy, are notable advantages…

Under-the-skin efgartigimod wins approval in UK for gMG adults

An under-the-skin, or subcutaneous, injectable formulation of efgartigimod alfa has been approved in the U.K. as an add-on therapy for adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) who test positive for antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor (AChR). This new formulation will be marketed in the U.K. as Subcutaneous Vyvgart. In…

Sustained gains with long-term Vyvgart use seen in ADAPT+ trial

Repeat cycles of Vyvgart (efgartigimod alfa-fcab) led to consistent clinical improvements among generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) patients, regardless of whether they were positive for antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor, according to interim findings from the ADAPT+ extension study. Given the variability in how many treatment cycles each patient…