Which medications in the drug class Immunomodulators are used in the treatment of Minimal-Change Disease?

Updated: Jan 05, 2021
  • Author: Abeera Mansur, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Immunomodulators

To induce remission of nephrotic syndrome.

Levamisole (Ergamisol)

Stimulates formation of antibodies and enhances T-cell responses. Acts as a biochemical modulator of fluorouracil.

Mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept)

Inhibitor of de novo purine pathway with preferential inhibitory effects on T and B lymphocyte proliferation, has been used to treat steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome.


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