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

What is Antithymocyte Globulin (Rabbit)?

(an te THY moe site GLOB yu lin RAB bit)

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

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.

• Diarrhea.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free...