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Imatinib Mesylate Reduces Production Of Extracellular Matrix And Prevents Development Of Experimental Dermal Fibrosis

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Guest Sherrill

Imatinib mesylate reduces production of extracellular matrix and prevents development of experimental dermal fibrosis. Considering its favorable pharmacokinetics and clinical experience with its use in other diseases, imatinib mesylate is a promising candidate for the treatment of fibrotic diseases such as SSc. PubMed. Arthritis rheumatologist. 2007 Jan;56(1):9-12. (Also see: Skin Fibrosis and Scleroderma Treatments)

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