Drugs that are used to keep the body's immune system from rejecting a transplanted organ, such as the heart.
Medications which are given after a transplant in order to lessen the action of the immune system and help the body to accept and not to reject the kidney.
Drugs given to transplant recipients that weaken the body's immune system in order to prevent graft rejection.
See anti-rejection medications.
Substances which reduce the immune response.
Drugs which reduce or eliminate the body's ability to make an immune response. Azathioprine and cyclophosphamide are examples of immunosuppressants.
drugs that artificially prevent or reduce the body's immune response