This medication is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for prevention of rejection in renal transplant patients. It prevents transplanted organ by decreasing the activity of the body's immune system.
Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 20 mg within 2 hours before transplant. Repeat once 4 days later.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may affect blood sugar, monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.
• Avoid contact with people who have infection.
• Most Common :
Pimples, constipation, diarrhea, headache, indigestion, nausea, runny nose, sleeplessness, stomach pain, tremor and vomiting.
• Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain.
• Body as a Whole : Swelling in the extremities, fever and viral infection.
• Metabolic : Increase in blood sugar/fat/potassium level.
• Genitourinary : Urinary tract infection.
• Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing and upper respiratory tract infection.
• Skin : Surgical wound complications.
• Heart : High blood pressure.
• Blood : Anemia, bleeding, bruising and decrease in platelets.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2° to 8°C), and in an airtight container.
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