immunosuppressive drug

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n immunosuppressive drug a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
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Usage


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Schreiber, Dr Crabtree and other researchers think that it is not just coincidental that immunosuppressive drugs and, possibly, the AIDS virus, bind to signaling proteins inside cells.
Plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive drug therapy in myasthenia gravis.
Plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive drug therapy in myasthenia gravis .
Twenty years ago, Canadian researchers discovered that grapefruit interferes with the body's metabolism of certain drugs, including the immunosuppressant cyclosporine and at least one drug used to treat high blood pressure.
Currently, cancer patients are not candidates for face transplants because transplant recipients must take immunosuppression drugs for life so that the body does not reject the donated tissue, Siemionow said.
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