Which medications are used to maintain long-term immunosuppression following liver transplantation?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Lemi Luu, MD, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Long-term immunosuppression is usually maintained with cyclosporine, azathioprine, and prednisone. Tacrolimus appears to be superior to cyclosporine in liver transplantation and is used in many centers.


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