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Immunosuppressive drug

Medication used to suppress the immune system.
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They are involved in supporting the patient's adherence to the regimen of immunosuppressant drugs that is essential following the transplant.
To determine if the drugs will work, the researchers observed how HIV infection would be affected by immunosuppressant drugs in 91 patients who were followed for a median of 3.
Tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections continue to be reported in people who have been treated with the tumor necrosis factor-a antagonists in concert with immunosuppressant Drugs, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
New immunosuppressant drugs have successfully reduced the rejection rates of the new organ.
Department of Justice stemming from alleged marketing abuses of Wyeth's powerful immunosuppressant drug Rapamune.
An immunosuppressant drug called azathioprine failed to slow muscle wasting, but prednisone again showed its protective effect.
One example is the recommendation that cyclosporine, an immunosuppressant drug taken orally, may be used as a short-term solution for up to 12 weeks, although FDA guidelines allow its use for up to 12 months.
The heartfelt story of children with a rare disease received widespread attention this week once researchers found that a drug called rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug, could treat Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, or Progeria, according to a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine.
The kit is part of a total solution for immunosuppressant drug analysis and was developed to provide significant time savings when compared with manual sample preparation.
Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug, could treat Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (progeria), according to a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine.
Entire legs--skin, muscle, bone blood vessels and nerves--have been successfully transpanted between laboratory rats with the aid of the immunosuppressant drug cyclosporine, researchers report.
Mitoxantrone (Novantrone): Clinical trials show that this immunosuppressant drug may help slow down MS.