Table 1.

Characteristics of immunosuppressive therapy in 57 patients after renal transplantationa

AgentDose at Time of Transplant (mg/d)Dose at Time of Bone Biopsy (mg/d)Cumulative Dose (g)Dose/Year of Transplantation (g/yr)
aRanges are given in parentheses.
Prednisone18.4 ± 1.84 (3.52 to 62)8.8 ± 0.85 (0 to 25)24.6 ± 4.67 (1.58 to 164)18.51 ± 3.26 (0.39 to 115)
Azathioprine100 ± 8 (0 to 225)58.7 ± 7.55 (0 to 150)108 ± 28.3 (0 to 810)16.93 ± 2.93 (0 to 81)
Cyclosporin A242 ± 29 (0 to 750)201.7 ± 23.49 (0 to 550)226.8 ± 50.6 (0 to 1890)71.82 ± 12.60 (0 to 540)