What is the role of anticytokine therapies in the treatment of lupus nephritis?

Updated: Mar 04, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence H Brent, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Various anticytokine therapies have been proposed, including monoclonal antibodies directed against the following [68] :

  • Interferon-α
  • Interleukin (IL)-1
  • IL-6
  • IL-10
  • Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α)

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