immunosuppressive drug

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Related to Immunosuppressant drugs: cyclosporine, azathioprine
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Noun1.immunosuppressive drug - a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
mercaptopurine, Purinethol - a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
amethopterin, methotrexate, methotrexate sodium - toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
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After running thousands of drugs through the supercomputer, they found that methyldopa not only blocked DQ8, but it didn't harm the immune function of other cells like many immunosuppressant drugs do.
For treatments based on immunosuppressant drugs, for instance, constant monitoring is necessary to establish an appropriate therapeutic dose.
Siemens Healthineers has offered an assay to monitor the dosage of immunosuppressant drugs given to transplant patients.
ViaCyte's PEC-Encap (also known as VC-01) product candidate delivers the same cell therapy as the PEC-Direct product candidate but in a delivery device designed to protect the cells from the patient's immune system, and therefore will not require immunosuppressant drugs commonly used for organ and tissue transplants.
Therefore, the major challenges in ESKD deal with avoiding the side effects associated with immunosuppressant drugs and avoiding chronic rejection.
Pharmacokinetic modeling has also been applied to other immunosuppressant drugs such as cyclosporine A (5).
Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Drugs Market - Global Immunosuppressant Drug Classes and Organ Types Analysis and Forecast 2013-2020, the global organ transplant immunosuppressant drugs market is estimated to reach USD 4.
This approach has been used in hundreds of patients, but it has one major drawback--the patients' immune systems attack the transplanted cells, requiring patients to take immunosuppressant drugs for the rest of their lives.
The trouble is, those who receive an islet cell transplant must take immunosuppressant drugs for the rest of their life, which can be very taxing on the body.
He will have to take immunosuppressant drugs for life.
The women must take immunosuppressant drugs to prevent their body from rejecting the womb, which will be removed either six months after the birth or after the woman has had a second child.
If you're considering taking elderberry supplements, first consult your primary care provider, as elderberry may interact with immunosuppressant drugs, laxatives, or diuretics.