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Antithymocyte immunoglobulin

Also known as: Anti-thymocyte globulin ATG

Description

Antithymocyte immunoglobulin is a selective immunosuppressive agent mostly acting on T lymphocytes. Antithymocyte immunoglobulin is used for the prevention and treatment of graft rejection after solid organ transplantation, usually in combination with other immunosuppressive drugs.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
L04AA04
Antithymocyte immunoglobulin (rabbit)
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L04 Immunosuppressants → L04A Immunosuppressants → L04AA Selective immunosuppressants

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

Canada Singapore United Kingdom United States

Austria Cyprus France Netherlands Spain

France Singapore

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ATGAM Concentrate for solution for infusion
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US
THYMOGLOBULINE Powder for solution for infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK