This page contains brief information about luspatercept-aamt and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.
Use in Cancer
Luspatercept-aamt is approved to treat:
- Anemia caused by certain types of myelodysplastic syndromes or myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms. It is used in adults who need regular red blood cell transfusions and whose anemia did not respond to or cannot be treated with an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent.
Luspatercept-aamt is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions.
More About Luspatercept-aamt
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.
MedlinePlus Information on Luspatercept-aamt - A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:
- warnings about this drug,
- what this drug is used for and how it is used,
- what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
- what you should know about this drug before using it,
- other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
- possible side effects.
Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.
Clinical Trials Accepting Patients
Find Clinical Trials for Luspatercept-aamt - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.