Cytotoxic immunosuppressants | definition of cytotoxic immunosuppressants by Medical dictionary
cytotoxic immunosuppressants Drugs used to modify the action of the immune system so as to help to treat autoimmune diseases and to prevent rejection of transplanted organs. An example is azathioprine (Imuran).
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(8) Although the treatment of suspected AISNHL has not been well defined, steroids and cytotoxic immunosuppressants
have been advocated most often.