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.
- Quality of life
- Rheumatoid arthritis