Pharmacokinetic study of oral prednisolone compared with intravenous methylprednisolone in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.

@article{RousterStevens2008PharmacokineticSO,
  title={Pharmacokinetic study of oral prednisolone compared with intravenous methylprednisolone in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.},
  author={Kelly A. Rouster-Stevens and Aneel Gursahaney and K L Ngai and Jennifer A Daru and Lauren Pachman},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={222-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine areas under the curve (AUCs) of oral prednisolone (OP) and intravenous methylprednisolone (IVMP) in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (DM) and assess the association with nailfold end-row loops (ERLs). Patients with active disease have fewer ERLs that possibly occur in the gastrointestinal tract, impairing absorption of oral… CONTINUE READING