immune suppressant drug


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Noun1.immune suppressant 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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These additional therapies include the usage of immune suppressant drugs. In 2011, CSL Behring received FDA approval for its Corifact (FXIII Concentrate) for the routine prophylactic factor XIII deficiency treatment.
He became dependant on steroids and immune suppressant drugs and spent a decade coping with his illness while working - trying to hide his medication and urgent trips to the toilet.