Combination immunotherapy controls inflammation in birdshot retinochoroidopathy

Cyclosporine A and mycophenolate mofetil controlled inflammation in the treatment of birdshot retinochoroidopathy, according to a study.The retrospective study included 98 eyes of 49 patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy.Initial dosages were 3 mg per kg of weight for cyclosporine A and 1 g twice daily for mycophenolate mofetil. Dosages were changed in patients who showed no improvement or experienced adverse events. The drugs were discontinued for at least 2 weeks in patients with side effects or drug toxicity until symptoms or laboratory abnormalities resolved.

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