The calcium channel blocker used with cyclosporin has an effect on gingival overgrowth.

@article{James2000TheCC,
  title={The calcium channel blocker used with cyclosporin has an effect on gingival overgrowth.},
  author={Jacqueline A. James and John J Marley and Sophie Jamal and Beverly A Campbell and Colin D. Short and R. W. G. Johnson and Peter S Hull and H Spratt and Chris R. Irwin and S Boomer and Alexander Peter Maxwell and Gerard James Linden},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={109-15}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS To investigate whether the choice of calcium channel blocker, used in conjunction with cyclosporin A, affected the prevalence of gingival overgrowth. METHOD A cohort of 135 renal transplant recipients who had been medicated with cyclosporin A in combination with either nifedipine (89) or amlodipine (46) since transplant, took part in the study. The inclusion criteria were that eligible subjects had been in receipt of a kidney transplant for at least 12 months, had at least 10… CONTINUE READING

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