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  Thursday, 15 August 2013
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What the next line of management for IgA Nephropathy with M1 S1 T0, E0 score , creat 88mmol/l continues to have 4.5 gms of proteinuria after 9 months of Max tolerable doses of ACEI+ARBS combination, fish oil and oral prednisolone 40mg/m2, EM not available, is cucophosphamode / Cyclosporin an option now just as MCD


Venkat- Fellow
10 years ago
I mean cyclophosphamide or cyclosporin an option for the above case ??
10 years ago

There are no perfect studies to address this issue but it seems that there might some activity in a a regimen that included:

Prednisolone (40 mg per day tapered to 10 mg/day by two years) plus low-dose cyclophosphamide (1.5 mg/kg per day) for the initial three months followed by low-dose azathioprine (1.5 mg/kg per day) [reference included below].

As you seem to be writing from Toronto, you could also discuss this case with Drs. Heather Reich or Dan Cattran.

Dr. Jordan Weinstein
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