Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions of Biologic Agents

Author(s): Yasemin Turan

Journal Name: Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents)

Volume 9 , Issue 1 , 2010

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Biologic agents are commonly used in treatment of rheumatoid diseases today. While being very potent in preventing the progression of diseases both clinical and radiological, they have far too many adverse effects as well. Infections, malignity, congestive cardiac failure, injection site reactions, vasculitis, neurological complications and dermatological complications can be mentioned among these adverse effects. In this composition, adverse effects and drug interactions of these biologic agents have been presented in details and with up-to date articles.

Keywords: Biologic agents, adverse effect, drug interactions

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Year: 2010
Page: [46 - 53]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/187152310790711665

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