cyclosporin A

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cyclosporin A

[¦sī·klə‚spȯr·ən ′ā]
(biochemistry)
A cyclic peptide produced by some fungi. It inactivates helper T cells, making it useful as an immunosuppressive drug, especially in the prevention of graft rejection in transplantation surgery.
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Methotrexate, ciclosporin and acitretin are commonly used medications for managing psoriasis.
7) In order to use such a scale in a trial on ciclosporin efficacy in T1R, we needed to validate it in the population in which the study was to be conducted.
Maintenance immunosuppression was ciclosporin (target level 200-300 [micro]g/L), mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg four times daily, and corticosteroids.
Ocular pharmacokinetics and safety of ciclosporin, a novel topical treatment for dry eye.
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Dermatological management may include topical vitamin D derivatives, oral retinoids, ciclosporin and PUVA (5).
Different treatment modalities like cryotherapy, scarification, topical and systemic steroids, antimalarials, chlorambucil, ciclosporin, dapsone, etretinate, fumaric acid esters, isotretinoin, niacinamide, pentoxifylline, photo(chemo)therapy, potassium iodide, zileuton (a 5-lipoxygenase inhibitor), vitamin E have been tried with variable responses.
Conversion to tacrolimus once-daily from ciclosporin in stable kidney transplant recipients: a multicenter study.
Ciclosporin has been classified as a traditional systemic agent for psoriasis treatment and has been approved for this indication since 1993.
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