What is the role of eculizumab in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG)?

Updated: Aug 27, 2018
  • Author: Abbas Jowkar, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Emerging novel therapies targeting immunopathogenesis of MG

  • Eculizumab is a humanized monoclonal IgG antibody against terminal complement activity (C5b-9) preventing its depositing at the NMJ in adult patients with anti-AchR+ve gMG.

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