Action and toxicity of cyclosporine.

W. M. Bennett, Douglas Norman

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Abstract

Cyclosporine is a potent new immunosuppressive agent that has proven particularly useful in organ transplantation. The unique action of the drug on T-cell immunity without myelosuppression is summarized. Cyclosporine pharmacology and adverse reactions, particularly nephrotoxicity, are reviewed in this paper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-224
Number of pages10
JournalAnnual Review of Medicine
Volume37
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Cyclosporine
Toxicity
Transplantation (surgical)
T-cells
Organ Transplantation
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunity
Pharmacology
T-Lymphocytes
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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  • Medicine(all)

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Action and toxicity of cyclosporine. / Bennett, W. M.; Norman, Douglas.

In: Annual Review of Medicine, Vol. 37, 1986, p. 215-224.

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Bennett, W. M. ; Norman, Douglas. / Action and toxicity of cyclosporine. In: Annual Review of Medicine. 1986 ; Vol. 37. pp. 215-224.
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