prevents activation of T-lymphocytes and may also affect keratinocytes, while acitretin is a retinoic acid that suppresses keratinocyte proliferation.
This work was supported by a grant from Hospital and Homes of St Giles as part of the ciclosporin
may be considered as an option for controlling the disease.
Tacrolimus versus ciclosporin
as primary immunosuppression for kidney transplant recipients: meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomised trial data.
Are switches from oral to subcutaneous methotrexate or addition of ciclosporin
to methotrexate useful steps in a tight control treatment strategy for rheumatoid arthritis?
The team evaluated results from 33 patients who were treated with prednisolone and chlorambucil, 37 patients with ciclosporin
and 38 who were provided with supportive therapy alone.
Whether or not ciclosporin
, a known risk factor for development of PTLD, played a part in the initial development of our patient's disease is also open to conjecture.
Edmonds EVJ, Morris SD, Short K, Bewley SJ, Eady RAJ: Pustular psoriasis of pregnancy treated with ciclosporin
and high dose prednisolone.
5 mg/kg per day of ciclosporin
or methotrexate plus placebo-ciclosporin
The introduction of ciclosporin
in the mid 1980s was a major advance, leading to 1-year survival rates of more than 90% and graft survival of 80%.
Risk factors for gingival overgrowth in patients medicated with ciclosporin
in the absence of calcium channel blockers.
Fujita said he was inspired by the discovery of ciclosporin
, also derived from a fungus, which spurred research into how the immune system may be subdued in transplant patients.