Questions tagged [immunosuppressant]

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Is Pentasa an immunosuppressive drug?

Is Pentasa an immunosuppresive drug? I want to know because my brother has been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.
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When is PCP prophylaxis necessary in non-HIV patients?

Pneumocystis jiroveci, the cause of Pneumocystis pneumonia, was mainly a disease that was associated with HIV. However, immunosuppression as a result of the treatment of various inflammatory ...
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How does donepezil impact the immune system?

Is it immunosuppressive? If so, to what extent? What are the mechanisms for this effect?
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Immune system & methylphenidate?

How and to what extent does methylphenidate impact immune system function? How does its impact compare to that of amphetamines?
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How does immunosuppressant affect immune system?

I'm talking Immuran (azathioprine) and I would like to know what it does to immune system exactly. I'm not a doctor but I'm asking here just to learn. Does it kill all white cells? Does it reduce the ...