How long are remission maintenance medications given for granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Christopher L Tracy, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Immunosuppressive medications (azathioprine, methotrexate or leflunomide) that replace cyclophosphamide or rituximab and should be continued for at least 18mo. Glucocorticoids should also be continued in remission.


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