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Efficacy and Impact of Immunosuppressive Drugs in Lupus Nephritis

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-09-24 16:35

Efficacy and Impact of Immunosuppressive Drugs in Lupus Nephritis Lupus Nephritis is a kind of secondary disease caused by SLE (Systemic lupus erythematosus). As the disease worsens,patients’ systemic multiple systems and organs will be effected and damaged badly. Besides,the exacerbation of protopathy will also accelerate renal lesions. Here the article will offer more details about SLE,hoping this can help you learn more your own and avoid or reduce the risk of your renal damage. Free Online Doctor can help you get more about your disease condition or others directly and quickly.

SLE is a systemic autoimmune disease (or autoimmune connective tissue disease) that can affect any part of the body.It most often harms the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels,liver,kidneys,and nervous system.

The course of the disease is unpredictable,with periods of illness (called flares) alternating with remissions. But there is no cure for SLE. It is treated with immunosuppression, mainly with cyclophosphamide, corticosteroids and other immunosuppressants.

Owing to the variety of symptoms and organ symptoms involvement with SLE,its severity in an individual must be assessed in order to successfully treat it. So immunosuppressive drugs are commonly used to control or relieve patients’ disease condition In more severe cases. These can help patients prevent recurrence of symptoms,easing patients’ disease condition to some .

But what’s worse that Lupus Nephritis patients may suffer from obesity, puffy round face, diabetes mellitus, increased appetite, difficulty sleeping and osteoporosis caused by the side affects of these immunosuppressive drugs. Besides,the most difficult thing is that immunosuppressive drugs can not either solve their renal lesions.

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