Immunosuppressive drug

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Immunosuppressive drug

Medication used to suppress the immune system.
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They were 11 times more likely to have inflammatory bowel disease and significantly more likely to be on immunosupressant or antibiotic regimens (Arch.
9) Immunosupressant drugs such as cyclosporine and tacrolimus greatly improve the survival rate by suppressing the immune system and preventing it from attacking the newly transplanted liver.
The immunosupressant Prograf, which was discovered by Astellas Pharma, is currently marketed in over 70 countries worldwide.