January 11, 2010

Mycophenolate mofetil and intravenous cyclophosphamide are similar as induction therapy for class V lupus nephritis

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Results of two randomized trial using induction treatment with either MMF or intravenous cyclophosphamide were pooled in this article. At 24 weeks, the results show that both groups were similar with respect to percentage change in proteinuria and serum creatinine as end points when used to treat patients with class V lupus.

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