palivizumab - injection, Synagis
GENERIC NAME: PALIVIZUMAB - INJECTION (pal-ih-VYE-zyou-mab)
BRAND NAME(S): Synagis
USES: Palivizumab is used in certain infants and young children to prevent infections of the breathing tubes and lungs that are caused by a certain virus (respiratory syncytial virus-RSV). It is known as a monoclonal antibody, and it works by preventing the growth of RSV. This medication is not used to treat RSV infection.
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