ROLE OF IMMUNOSUPRESSANTS IN ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION
Dr. Anjana Male, Nandyala Bhargavi Reddy*, Puchakayala Krishna Swetha, Undrakonda Ajay, Palepu Priyanka
Immunosupressants are the class of drugs that suppress the immune response through various mechanisms according to their categories. In organ transplantation immunosupressants are used to prevent the body from either recognition or attacking the foreign organ via various immune responses. Other immunosupressants are calcineurin inhibitors, corticosteroids, sirolimus derivatives, used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ and to treat autoimmune diseases.
Keywords: Imunosupresants, organ transplantation, auto immune diseases.
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