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New Known treatments for Systemic Lupus Nephr

12/06/1998

Question:

Have there been any new known treatments for Systemic Lupus Nephritis?

Answer:

There have been no new FDA approved treatments for SLE. However, mycophenolate mofetil, which is FDA approved for treatment of renal transplant rejection, is currently being evaluated for the treatment of SLE.

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Response by:

Anne-Barbara Mongey, MD
Formerly, Director, Arthritis Clinic, Univerity Hospital
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati