- PRO 140 single agent therapy is the first successful single agent therapy in the history of HIV for a sub-population of HIV
- Response rate for the company’s innovative PRO 140 nearly doubled after dosage increase
- About 70 percent of phase 3 trial participants treated with higher doses have achieved viral load suppression
- The monotherapy would allow patients to self-administer one dose per week of PRO 140 at home
Biotechnology company CytoDyn Inc. (OTCQB: CYDY) has announced significant developmental progress for its PRO 140 monotherapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after noticing improved response rates at higher doses of the treatment during phase 3 trials (http://nnw.fm/3g2Np). The company has received clearance from the independent Institutional Review Board (IRB) to increase the weekly dose of PRO 140 from 525 mg to 700 mg, according to a company press release.
The dosage increase will apply to all newly enrolled patients but also to current trial participants who failed to maintain suppressed HIV viral load on a lower dose. Approximately 70 percent of trial participants who started PRO 140 at 525 mg and have been undergoing…
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