Antithymocyte Globulin (Equine)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Antithymocyte Globulin (Equine)?

(an te THY moe site GLOB yu lin, E kwine)

• This medicine is used to prevent rejection after organ transplant.

• This medicine is used to treat anemia.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Low white blood cell count or low platelet count.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Headache.

• Fever and chills while medicine is being given. Medicines may be given to prevent this.

• Aches and...