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Methotrexate vs Azathioprine in Second-line Therapy of Sarcoidosis.

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 08:45 AM

Methotrexate vs Azathioprine in Second-line Therapy of Sarcoidosis.

 

Comparing the effect of second-line therapy in sarcoidosis shows that both methotrexate and azathioprine have significant steroid-sparing potency, a similar positive effect on lung function, and comparable side effects, except for a higher infection rate in the azathioprine group. CHEST Journal, September 2013 (Also see: Immunosuppressants)

 

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