Mycophenolate as maintenance therapy for lupus nephritis with impaired renal function.

@article{Rivera2013MycophenolateAM,
  title={Mycophenolate as maintenance therapy for lupus nephritis with impaired renal function.},
  author={Francisco Rivera and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Illescas and Esperanza L{\'o}pez-Rubio and J Fulladosa and Rafael Poveda and Jos{\'e} Baltar and Gema Fern{\'a}ndez-Ju{\'a}rez and J M Sistac Ballar{\'i}n and Aniana Oliet and Ana Vigil and Jes{\'u}s Marco de Lucas and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Sierra and Miguel {\'A}ngel Frutos and Patricia Garc{\'i}a-Fr{\'i}as and Carmela Ramos and Evangelina M{\'e}rida and Manuel Praga and Alfons Segarra},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={509-17}
}
BACKGROUND Mycophenolate (MF) is effective as a maintenance therapy after induction therapy in patients with lupus nephritis (LN). However, little is known about its role in patients with impaired renal function. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of MF as a maintenance therapy for LN and its association with renal function… CONTINUE READING