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Antithymocyte Globulin


Trade Names: 
Atgam®
Trade Names: 
Thymogobulin®

Alternate Names: 
ATG
Alternate Names: 
Lymphocyte Immune Globulin

Possible Uses: 
Used in allogeneic transplants to treat or prevent graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

Special Notes: 
Atgam is derived from horse serum and Thymoglobulin is derived from rabbit serum.

Possible Side Effects: 
Fever, chills, decreased or increased blood pressure, chest pain, fast heart beat, nausea, shortness of breath, diarrhea, irritation at injection site, decline in kidney function, swelling of mouth and throat.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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