Drugs that act on the immune system: Immunosuppressive and immunostimulatory drugs

L. K. Jha, S. Mukherjee

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The Side Effects of Drugs Annuals is a series of volumes in which the adverse effects of drugs and adverse reactions to them are surveyed. The series supplements the contents of Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: the International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions. This review of the 2011 publications on immunosuppressive and immunostimulatory or immunoenhancing drugs covers ciclosporin, cyclophosphamide, everolimus (SDZ-RAD), fingolimod, glatiramer, leflunomide, mycophenolate mofetil, pimecrolimus, sirolimus (rapamycin), tacrolimus, temsirolimus, voclosporin, thiopurines, and the immunoenhancing drug picibanil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)699-718
Number of pages20
JournalSide Effects of Drugs Annual
Publication statusPublished - 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Drug guides

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