Cyclosporin: poorly tolerated in familial Mediterranean fever.

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Cyclosporin is poorly tolerated in patients with amyloidosis due to familial mediterranean fever who are receiving colchicine. There is a high incidence of gastrointestinal side-effects and muscle weakness, both of which are reversible on stopping cyclosporin. Thus in patients with amyloidosis secondary to familial mediterranean fever treated with… (More)

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@article{Cohen1989CyclosporinPT, title={Cyclosporin: poorly tolerated in familial Mediterranean fever.}, author={Sharon L Cohen and Geoffrey Boner and Dan Shmueli and Alex Yusim and Joseph B. Rosenfeld and Zaki Shapira}, journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association}, year={1989}, volume={4 3}, pages={201-4} }