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Immunosuppressive drugs

Stephen Chapman, Grace Robinson, John Stradling, Sophie West and John Wrightson

in Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2014 | ISBN: 9780198703860
Published online August 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191773112 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198703860.003.0054

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Immunosuppressive drugs

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Many different immunosuppressive drugs are used in respiratory medicine. Each has their place and their particular, often dangerous, side effects. This means that a clear understanding of how they are used and monitored is required. This chapter covers the four most commonly used: corticosteroids, azathioprine, methotrexate, and cyclophosphamide.

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Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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