Graft Drugs

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ramy
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106374
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Graft Drugs
Updated:
2011-10-04 12:53:26
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Graft Drugs
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Graft Drugs
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  1. Solumedrol (methylprednisolone)
    • induction therapy
    • reduce inflammation
    • also used to treat acute rejection
  2. Thymoglobulin
    • Induction therapy
    • fight against T-cells and various CD molecules
    • also used to treat acute rejection
  3. Prograf (Tacrolimus)
    • Induction therapy & Maintenance therapy
    • anti-calcineurin reagent
    • (calcinuerin is used in the transduction pathway for T-cell activation)
  4. Prednisone
    Maintance Therapy
  5. CellCept (Mycophenolate Mofetil)
    Maintance Therapy
  6. Rituximab
    • immunosuppression for hyperacute rejection
    • anti-CD 20 therapy to eliminate B cells
    • also can be used for acute rejection

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