Cyclosporin A-Induced Hyperlipidemia

  title={Cyclosporin A-Induced Hyperlipidemia},
  author={Maaike Kockx and Leonard Kritharides},
Cyclosporin A (CsA) is an immunosuppressant drug widely used in organ transplant recipients and patients with auto-immune disorders. Long-term treatment with CsA is associated with hyperlipidemia and an increased risk of atherosclerosis. The mechanisms by which cyclosporin A causes hyperlipidemia are unclear. Cell and animal studies have pointed to various… CONTINUE READING