Basiliximab


Generic Medicine Info
Special Precautions
Re-exposure to a subsequent course of therapy in patient who has previously received basiliximab. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor signs and symptoms of acute rejection, infection and hypersensitivity; cardiorespiratory and renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Anaphylaxis and other severe, acute hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. hypotension, tachycardia, cardiac failure, dyspnoea, wheezing, bronchospasm, pulmonary oedema, resp failure, urticaria, rash, pruritus, sneezing), lymphoproliferative disorders, opportunistic infections; constipation, nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, vomiting, dyspepsia, enlarged abdomen, esophagitis, flatulence, gastroenteritis, GI hemorrhage, gum hyperplasia, melaena, moniliasis, ulcerative stomatitis; pain, peripheral oedema, fever, accidental trauma, asthenia, fatigue, malaise, rigors, sepsis; hyperkalaemia, hypokalaemia, hyperuricaemia, hypophosphataemia, hypercholesterolaemia, acidosis, dehydration, DM, fluid overload, hypercalcaemia, hyperlipaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia, hypocalcaemia, hypoglycaemia, hypomagnesaemia, hypoproteinaemia, wt gain; headache, tremor, dizziness, neuropathy, paraesthesia, hypoaesthesia; UTI, albuminuria, dysuria, haematuria, oliguria, abnormal renal function, renal tubular necrosis, urinary retention, ureteral disorder; HTN; acne; insomnia; anaemia, polycythaemia; haematoma, haemorrhage, purpura, thrombocytopenia, thrombosis; arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation; arthralgia, arthropathy, back pain, bone fracture, cramps, hernia, myalgia, leg pain; impotence; cataract, conjunctivitis, abnormal vision; hypertrichosis, skin ulceration.
Drug Interactions
May diminish response to inactivated vaccines. May enhance the adverse/toxic effect of live vaccines, avoid concomitant admin.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
L04AC02 - basiliximab ; Belongs to the class of interleukin inhibitors. Used as immunosuppressants.
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