Immunosuppressant drugs and bone disease: a clinician's perspective.

  • Shilpi Epstein
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of clinical densitometry : the official…

Abstract

Immunosuppressant agents are used widely for a variety of diseases, and their usage will increase as organ transplantation becomes more frequent. One of the consequences of their administration is the occurrence of rapid bone loss with fractures. Generally, glucocorticoids (GC) are the main culprit, but calmodulin-calcineurin phosphatase inhibitors, e.g… (More)

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