How did cyclophosphamide become the drug of choice for lupus nephritis?

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Feb;24(2):381-4. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfn640. Epub 2008 Dec 4.
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Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Historical Article
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Azathioprine / therapeutic use
  • Clinical Trials as Topic / history
  • Cyclophosphamide / administration & dosage
  • Cyclophosphamide / history
  • Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use*
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / administration & dosage
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / history
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Lupus Nephritis / drug therapy*
  • Lupus Nephritis / history
  • Mycophenolic Acid / analogs & derivatives
  • Mycophenolic Acid / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Mycophenolic Acid
  • Azathioprine