Immunosuppressive drug

(redirected from Immunosuppressant drug)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Immunosuppressive drug

Medication used to suppress the immune system.
Mentioned in: Heart Transplantation
References in periodicals archive ?
For treatments based on immunosuppressant drugs, for instance, constant monitoring is necessary to establish an appropriate therapeutic dose.
Pharmacokinetic modeling has also been applied to other immunosuppressant drugs such as cyclosporine A (5).
Browse Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Drugs Market - Global Immunosuppressant Drug Classes and Organ Types Analysis and Forecast 2013-2020 at http://www.ihealthcareanalyst.com/report/organ-transplant-immunosuppressant-drugs-market/
CellCept should not be used in a woman who plans to become pregnant "unless she cannot be successfully treated with other immunosuppressant drugs," according to the letter.
With the high costs of immunosuppressant drugs and the risk of a second transplant if the original is rejected, the specific deductible could be impacted in the next policy year, as well.
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.
Several reports showed that normal and transplant patients taking erythromycin and the immunosuppressant drug cyclosporin had increased plasma levels of cyclosporin.[9-11] The mechanism of the interaction is complex and probably involves both increased bioavailability and decreased metabolism of cyclosporin.
Cyclosporine (CYA) is an immunosuppressant drug which has dramatically decreased the tissue rejection rate in organ transplant patients.
In 2012, Siemens announced the availability of the Mycophenolic Acid assay on the Dimension Integrated Chemistry Systems in the US According to Siemens, with this addition, the company becomes the first company to offer the consolidation of four fully automated immunosuppressant drug assays on a single integrated chemistry system.
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.
The contract has been signed for the commercialisation and distribution of Valoxis' novel formulation immunosuppressant drug candidate, LCP-Tacro, in certain countries, including Europe, Turkey and CIS countries.