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Medications for Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis

About Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis

Involves the taking of medicine for the purpose of preventing or reducing organ rejection in patients receiving organ transplants.

Drugs used for Organ Transplant, Rejection Prophylaxis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
CellCept 7.6 10 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: mycophenolate mofetil systemic

Drug class: selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Prograf 8.2 24 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: tacrolimus systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

tacrolimus 8.1 35 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: tacrolimus systemic

Brand names:  Prograf, Astagraf XL, Envarsus XR

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Rapamune Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: sirolimus systemic

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

mycophenolate mofetil 7.7 13 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: mycophenolate mofetil systemic

Brand name:  CellCept

Drug class: selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

sirolimus Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: sirolimus systemic

Brand name:  Rapamune

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

everolimus 6.0 3 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: everolimus systemic

Brand name:  Zortress

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

cyclosporine 10 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Brand names:  Neoral, Gengraf, Sandimmune

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Imuran Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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azathioprine Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Brand names:  Imuran, Azasan

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Neoral 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Astagraf XL Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: tacrolimus systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Gengraf 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Envarsus XR 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: tacrolimus systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Zortress 10 1 review
Rx D N

Generic name: everolimus systemic

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Azasan Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: azathioprine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Sandimmune Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Simulect Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: basiliximab systemic

Drug class: interleukin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

basiliximab Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: basiliximab systemic

Brand name:  Simulect

Drug class: interleukin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

cyclophosphamide Off-label Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: cyclophosphamide systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off-label: Yes

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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