What is Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Lymphocyte immune globulin, equine anti-thymocyte is an immune globulin, immunosuppressant agent. It is used in the prevention and treatment of acute renal allograft rejection and treatment of moderate-to-severe aplastic anemia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Aplastic anemia 1 0
Chronic kidney disease 1 0
Iron deficiency anemia 1 0
Lung transplant 1 0
Neuroblastoma 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte

Side effect Patients
Pins and needles in feet 1
Pins and needles in hands 1
Tension headaches 1

Why patients stopped taking Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte

Duration

Stopped taking Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) (Gammaglobulin (IVIg)) 1
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