Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 2nd, 2006
"Immunosuppressive drugs given to solid organ transplant recipients may be responsible for cosmetic side effects which can endanger patient compliance. Cyclosporine is associated with hirsutism whereas tacrolimus has been associated with rare cases of alopecia," researchers in France reported.
"Since 1998, we have included tacrolimus within the immunosuppressive regimen following kidney-pancreas transplantation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of alopecia in this population and possible risk...
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