Thymogam Antithymocyte 250 mg Injection
WHAT IS THYMOGAM 250 MG INJECTION ?
Thymogam medication belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. It works by decreasing your body's natural defense (immune system).
WHAT IS THE USE OF THYMOGAM 250 MG INJECTION ?
Antithymocyte Globulin is used together with other medicines to prevent your body from rejecting a kidney transplant.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF THYMOGAM 250 MG INJECTION ?
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; mouth and throat ulcers; rapid heart rate, rapid and shallow breathing; feeling like you might pass out.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin; swollen glands, pain or burning when you urinate; dry cough, wheezing, feeling short of breath; chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, sweating, general ill feeling; or high potassium (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF THYMOGAM 250 MG INJECTION ?
- Before receiving this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it;
- Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: bleeding/blood clotting problems, recent/current infections.
- This medication may increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer. Consult your doctor for details.