Definitions for "Immunomodulator"
An herb that supports the action of the immune system (e.g., astragalus, echinacea, garlic, lomatium, Oregon grape, osha).
A treatment that may help rebuild a damaged immune system.
A type of medication, sometimes also known as Chemotherapy medication, that suppresses certain specific parts of the immune system to achieve disease control. Such medications are typically used in treating autoimmune diseases, cancer and organ transplant rejection.
a substance that stimulates or represses an immune response
A substance that alters the body’s immune response.
an agent or process capable of modifying or influencing the function of the immune system. Immune modulators include cytokines (e.g., IL-2, gamma interferon) and broad-acting agents. See also immunotherapy.