Infliximab Induces Increase in Triglyceride Levels in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients

@inproceedings{Castro2011InfliximabII,
  title={Infliximab Induces Increase in Triglyceride Levels in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients},
  author={Karla Ribeiro de Castro and N{\'a}dia Emi Aikawa and Carla Gonçalves Schain Saad and Julio C{\'e}sar Bertacini Moraes and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Dantas Medeiros and Licia Maria Henrique da Mota and Clovis A Silva and Eloisa Bonfa and Joz{\'e}lio Freire de Carvalho},
  booktitle={Clinical & developmental immunology},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate lipid profile changes after anti-TNF therapy in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). METHODS Fifteen PsA patients (eight polyarticular, four oligoarticular, two axial, and one mutilating) under infliximab were included. None had dyslipoproteinemia or previous statin use. Total cholesterol (TC) and its fractions, inflammatory markers, and prednisone use were evaluated. RESULTS The comparisons of lipid levels between baseline and after three months (3M) of anti-TNF… CONTINUE READING

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