Efficacy of cyclosporin a in rheumatoid arthritis: Long-term follow-up data and the effect on quality of life

C. Bombardier, R. Buchbinder, P. Tugwell

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Abstract

Cyclosporin A is a potent immunomodulator which was used initially in organ transplantation. It has subsequently been used in the management of various autoimmune conditions. This paper is concerned with experience to date with cyclosporin A in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It considers the major clinical trials, long-term experience, and the impact of cyclosporin A on quality of life.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-33
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Volume21
Issue numberS95
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cyclosporin
  • Quality of life
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

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