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Dr. Al Hegab
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Zenapax (Overview)

Zenapax is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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What sensations can you feel if you receive an IV infusion of zenapax?

What sensations can you feel if you receive an IV infusion of zenapax?

Few, but can occur: Zenapax is the brand name of the il2 receptor blocking antibody called daclizumab. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody most often used to prevent rejection of organ transplants. Any antibody (protein) can cause infusion reactions such as fever, chills, joint pains, headache, sob, etc. It was taken off the market in the us by its manufacturer in 2010. For poor sales, not safety issues. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
2 doctors shared insights

Zenapax (Overview)

Zenapax is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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How do you get an IV infusion of zenapax (daclizumab)?

How do you get an IV infusion of zenapax (daclizumab)?

Central line: Patients treated with zenapax receive a central line. A large IV in one of the larger veins in the body. This is usually put in in the neck or the upper-part of the chest. ...Read more

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During an IV infusion of zenapax (daclizumab), will I feel sick?

Not available: Zenapax brand of daclizumab; a humanized monoclonal anti-cd25 antibody; is no longer produced. As far as i know it was never generic or produced by other than the novartis company. ...Read more

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What sensations can you feel if you receive an IV infusion of zenapax?

Few, but can occur: Zenapax is the brand name of the il2 receptor blocking antibody called daclizumab. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody most often used to prevent rejection of organ transplants. Any antibody (protein) can cause infusion reactions such as fever, chills, joint pains, headache, sob, etc. It was taken off the market in the us by its manufacturer in 2010. For poor sales, not safety issues. ...Read more

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What is zenapix for?

What is zenapix for?

Transplant drug: Daclizumab (trade name zenapax) is a therapeutic humanized monoclonal antibody to the Alpha subunit of the il-2 receptor of t cells. It is used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation, especially in kidney transplants. Daclizumab is currently in phase ii clinical trials in the U.S. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Daclizumab (Definition)

Daclizuman is an immune system suppressor which is a kind of ...Read more