Definitions for "Immunosuppressant"
an agent capable of suppressing immune responses to allow the body to accept an organ.
a drug that inhibits the activity of the immune system; used to prevent rejection of a transplant organ and in disorders where the body's immune system attacks its own tissues
A drug given to suppress the natural responses of the body's immune system. Immunosuppressants are given to transplant patients to prevent organ rejection and to patients with autoimmune diseases like lupus.
a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
drugs used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
a drug that dampens down the immune system.
substance that reduces the effectiveness of the body's defense mechanisms.