TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.56, pp.26-28, 2022 (ESCI)
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent used in the treatment of psoriasis. It shows its action through calcineurin inhibition and T-lymphocytes. With its rapid effect, it can be used as an induction therapy in plaque, pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis. Its most common side effects are elevated serum creatinin values and arterial hypertension. In long-term treatment not to exceed 2 years, it may be used under nephrology control.