Drugs used to prevent the body from forming a normal immune response. Therapy is used to treat diseases (especially when organs must be transplanted) when certain antibodies must be inactivated.
The giving of medications that reduce the ability of the immune system to respond to stimulation by substances foreign to the body. Immunosuppressive therapy is used deliberately to prevent rejection of transplanted tissue.
Prevention of the development of a destructive immune response to foreign material in the body. When used following a transplant, for example, the therapy is intended to suppress the response by the recipient's immune system to the transplanted tissue derived from another individual.
therapy that suppresses, or weakens, the immune system
administering drugs that alter or suppress the immune system to correct an autoimmune disorder that's causing the body's immune system to attack and damage cells in the bone marrow
Therapy used to decrease the body's immune response, such as drugs given to prevent transplant rejection.