Treatment with mycophenolate mofetil and prednisolone for steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome

  title={Treatment with mycophenolate mofetil and prednisolone for steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome},
  author={Kamran Afzal and Arvind Bagga and Shina Menon and Pankaj Hari and Stanley C. Jordan},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
The management of patients with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome (SDNS) refractory to treatment with long-term steroids, levamisole and cyclophosphamide is difficult. We report our experience on long-term treatment with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and alternate-day prednisolone in 42 patients with SDNS previously treated with levamisole (n = 35) and/or cyclophosphamide (n = 37). The mean age (range) at onset of nephrotic syndrome was 37 (13–92) months and at treatment with MMF 104.7 (32–187… CONTINUE READING


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