Emerging drugs for the treatment of uveitis.

@article{Leung2013EmergingDF,
  title={Emerging drugs for the treatment of uveitis.},
  author={Theresa G Leung and Jennifer E. Thorne},
  journal={Expert opinion on emerging drugs},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={513-21}
}
INTRODUCTION Uveitis is a potentially visually debilitating disease when untreated or poorly controlled. Chronic intermediate, posterior, or panuveitis often requires systemic immunosuppressive therapy to prevent such visual loss. AREAS COVERED This review discusses existing treatments for ocular inflammation including corticosteroids, antimetabolites, alkylating agents, T-cell inhibitors, and biologic agents. Potential drugs being studied in clinical trials are introducing new routes for… CONTINUE READING
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