Drug Insight: autoimmune effects of medications—what's new?

  title={Drug Insight: autoimmune effects of medications—what's new?},
  author={Anne-Barbara Mongey and E. Hess},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology},
  • Anne-Barbara Mongey, E. Hess
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology
  • Autoantibodies and lupus-like syndromes can develop following the use of certain medications; however, although many patients develop autoantibodies, only a minority develop clinical features. Although these autoantibodies primarily consist of antinuclear and antihistone antibodies, additional types of antibody, such as antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies and anti-double-stranded DNA antibodies, have been reported in association with minocycline and tumor necrosis factor inhibitor therapy… CONTINUE READING
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