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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
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
Can you tell me if throughout an IV infusion of zenapax (daclizumab), the nurse forgot the filter until almost all the med was in?
Not a big deal: Should not be a big problem....filters were not strictly needed....so, if mixed well, infused well, no worries ...Read more
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
Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotic: Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only. The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more