Autoimmune Hepatitis Treatment
Other Treatments for Autoimmune HepatitisPeople who do not respond to standard immune therapy -- or who have severe side effects to these medications -- may benefit from other immunosuppressive agents such as:
- Mycophenolate (CellCept®)
- Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
- Tacrolimus (Prograf®, Protopic®).
People who progress to end stage liver disease (liver failure) and/or cirrhosis may need a liver transplant. Liver transplantation has a one-year survival rate of 90 percent and a five-year survival rate of 70 percent to 80 percent.