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Treating the Adult Patient: Alternative Drug Therapies

  • Paul A. SchmeltzerEmail author
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Abstract

Standard therapy for autoimmune hepatitis can be limited by drug intolerance or inadequate biochemical response. After optimizing drug doses and excluding noncompliance, alternative immunosuppressive agents need to be considered. This chapter will review the role of second-line agents in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis.

Keywords

Second line Tacrolimus Cyclosporine Mycophenolate mofetil 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of HepatologyCarolinas Medical Center-Atrium HealthCharlotteUSA

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