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What is Basiliximab?

Basiliximab belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It is used to lower the body's natural immunity in patients who receive kidney transplants.

When a patient receives a kidney transplant, the body's white blood cells will try to get rid of (reject) the transplanted kidney. This medicine works by preventing the white blood cells from getting rid of the transplanted kidney. The effect of this medicine on the white blood cells may also reduce the body's ability to fight infections.

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