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Company: Novartis
Approval Status: Approved May 1998
Treatment for: acute organ transplant rejection
Areas: Diabetes / Endocrinology; Immune System; Urology & Kidneys

| General Information | Mechanism of Action |

General Information

Simulect has been approved for acute rejection episodes in renal transplant recipients.

Mechanism of Action

Simulect works by blocking the receptor for IL-2, a protein that simulates proliferation of T-lymphocytes, which play a key role in organ transplant rejection.

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Simulect Drug Information

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