immunosuppressive drug

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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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She is the first child in the world to receive a pioneering new treatment to control the condition using an oral medication called Sirolimus, which is primarily used as an immunosuppressant drug for kidney transplant patients.
CEDIA is known worldwide for immunoassays in drugs-of-abuse screening, therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM), and specifically immunosuppressant drug (ISD) monitoring.
Brindley had undergone chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, stem cell transplant, and immunosuppressant drug treatmentfor a rare bone marrow disease.
And anyone who has had an organ transplant needs to know that cyclosporine, a popular immunosuppressant drug, can become less effective when you take them with these juices.
This doesn't include the costs of the one-year immunosuppressant drug protocol necessary post transplant to prevent organ rejection or costs from complications, pre-transplant or follow-up treatments.
A topical formulation of an immunosuppressant drug for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis patients aged 2 years and older for whom the use of alternative, conventional therapies is considered inadvisable because of potential risks, and for those who do not have adequate responses to or are intolerant of alternative, conventional therapies.
Cyclosporine (CYA) is an immunosuppressant drug which has dramatically decreased the tissue rejection rate in organ transplant patients.
See your GP at the first sign of infection if you have HIV and AIDS, leukaemia, aplastic anaemia (when your bone marrow doesn't produce enough blood cells), you're having chemotherapy treatment, taking an immunosuppressant drug or an antithyroid medication.
An immunosuppressant drug called sirolimus used by certain study patients showed they had fewer HIV-infected cells in their blood.
Rapamycin is an immunosuppressant drug that can be used to help prevent organ rejection after transplantation.
Applications will allow customers to run immunosuppressant drug assays and Drug of Abuse assays.
Over the past decade, transplant success rates have risen, thanks largely to cyclosporin, another immunosuppressant drug obtained from a fungus.