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palivizumab - injection, Synagis

GENERIC NAME: PALIVIZUMAB - INJECTION (pal-ih-VYE-zyou-mab)

BRAND NAME(S): Synagis

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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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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