lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte globulin (rabbit) - inj, Thymoglobulin
GENERIC NAME: LYMPHOCYTE IMMUNE GLOBULIN, ANTI-THYMOCYTE GLOBULIN (RABBIT) - INJ (LIM-foe-site, AN-ti THIGH-mow-site)
BRAND NAME(S): Thymoglobulin
USES: This medication is used to prevent and treat rejection of a kidney transplant. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. It works by decreasing your body's natural defense (immune system). This helps prevent your body from rejecting the kidney transplant so it can work normally.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication may also be used for the treatment of certain blood disorders (aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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