Can a transplant medication help patients with lichen planus?

Nissen, L. (2008) Can a transplant medication help patients with lichen planus?. Australian Pharmacist, 27 10: 814-814.

Author Nissen, L.
Title Can a transplant medication help patients with lichen planus?
Journal name Australian Pharmacist   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0728-4632
Publication date 2008-10
Year available 2008
Sub-type Other
Open Access Status
Volume 27
Issue 10
Start page 814
End page 814
Total pages 1
Editor J.Wissmann
Place of publication Curtin, ACT, Australia
Publisher Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
Collection year 2008
Language eng
Subject 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Abstract A number of controlled trials and case reports have been published on the use of pimecrolimus in adult patients with chronic refractory oral lichen planus unresponsive to previous therapy. The outcomes of treatment were primarily the reduction in pain and surface area affected. (non-author abstract)
Keyword Lichen Planus, Oral, drug therapy
Tacrolimus, analogs and derivatives
Tacrolimus, therapeutic use
Glucocorticoids therapeutic use
Q-Index Code CX
Additional Notes In the section of the journal with the title: Old drug - new indication

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