Action and toxicity of cyclosporine.

W. M. Bennett, D. J. Norman

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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
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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