Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressive drugs are used in the treatment of Paraneoplastic Syndromes?

Updated: Jan 12, 2021
  • Author: Luigi Santacroce, MD; Chief Editor: Wafik S El-Deiry, MD, PhD  more...
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Immunosuppressive drugs

These agents promote immune suppressor cell function related to production of autoimmune reactions.

Cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune)

Cyclic polypeptide that suppresses some humoral immunity and, to greater extent, cell-mediated immune reactions, such as delayed hypersensitivity, allograft rejection, experimental allergic encephalomyelitis, and graft-versus-host disease for variety of organs. Reserve IV use only for those who cannot take PO.

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