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Immunosuppressive agents

Immunosuppressive agents are a class of drugs which act to suppress the normal activity of the immune system. They are frequently used to prevent rejection of organs after organ transplant and also in the treatment of autoimmune disorders. Examples include azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine, Prednisone, infliximab (Remicade), and tetracycline.

See also

  • Immunosuppression
  • Immunosuppressive drug
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