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What is an immune system suppressing drug?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
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In brief: There are many

There are many immune suppressing drugs used for various reasons.
The most common one is prednisone.

In brief: There are many

There are many immune suppressing drugs used for various reasons.
The most common one is prednisone.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Many

Generically, a drug that interferes with immune system function.
Specifically: mycophenolate mofetil, cyclosporine, methotrexate, azathioprine, etc. Today there are a host of monoclonal antibodies with more specific actions on the immune system. These meds all end in "mab" - e.G rituximab.

In brief: Many

Generically, a drug that interferes with immune system function.
Specifically: mycophenolate mofetil, cyclosporine, methotrexate, azathioprine, etc. Today there are a host of monoclonal antibodies with more specific actions on the immune system. These meds all end in "mab" - e.G rituximab.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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