TITLE

Interstitial lung disease and leflunornide use

AUTHOR(S)
Aiyappan, V.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2006, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p827
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study that examines the risk of developing interstitial lung disease (ILD) in patients taking a disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug leflunomide in Great Britain. The study employed 62,734 patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It was found that the risk of ILD was not higher for patients taking leflunomide given that they had no history of ILD.
ACCESSION #
22362445

 

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