Figure 913

Side effects of immunosuppressive agents. A, The major side effects of several immunosuppressive agents. The major complication of pulse steroids is increased susceptibility to infection. Other potential problems include acute hyperglycemia, hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, and psychiatric disturbances including euphoria and depression. B, Vasoconstriction of the afferent arteriole (AA) caused by cyclosporine. (From English et al. [22]; with permission.)

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