What is Atgam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thymocyte

Atgam® is the brand name for horse antithymocyte globulin, an 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
Anemia 1 0
chronic kidney disease 1 0
iron deficiency anemia 1 0
lung transplant 1 0
neuroblastoma 1 0
Transplant rejection 1 0

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

Why patients stopped taking Atgam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Atgam

Duration

Stopped taking Atgam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Atgam after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) (Gammaglobulin (IVIg)) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Atgam.