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Switchover to generic cyclosporine in stable renal transplant recipients: a single unit experience

Talaulikar, Girish; Gallagher, Martin; Carney, Gavin; Jadeer, Asad; Falk, Michael C; Hiremagalur, Balaji

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Background: The introduction of the immunosuppressant cyclosporine has significantly improved renal transplant survival. It is an expensive drug and generic alternatives may offer cost advantages. However, generic alternatives must be shown to provide equivalent therapeutic efficacy and safety. This study reports our experience of a switch from the microemulsion formulation of cyclosporine, Neoral (Novartis), to the generic equivalent, Cysporin (Mayne Pharma). Method: A two-period,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81696
Source: Nephrology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2004.00335.x

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