Also known as: Anti-thymocyte globulin ATG
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.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Antithymocyte immunoglobulin is the active ingredient of these drugs:
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Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):