Organ transplants

Graft-versus-host disease

(GVHD)

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All Medications for Graft-versus-host disease

Immunosuppressant

  • Cellcept
    (Mycophenolate mofetil)
    Prescription only

    Cellcept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) is a good medication that prevents rejection of an organ transplant, but it can cause annoying stomach problems like diarrhea.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral suspension
  • Enbrel
    (Etanercept)
    Prescription only

    Enbrel (Etanercept) is very effective at calming down your immune system, but it's expensive, you have to take into account the hassle of injections and traveling with the medication.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Injection
  • Prograf
    (Tacrolimus)
    Prescription only

    Hecoria (Tacrolimus) is a good medication that prevents rejection of an organ transplant, but there are a lot of rules to follow while taking it.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
  • Rituxan
    (Rituximab)
    Prescription only

    Rituxan (Rituximab) is effective for treating multiple types of cancer and arthritis. That said, you'll need to watch for possibly serious side effects, especially infusion reactions.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Infusion (IV)

Antirheumatic

  • Enbrel
    (Etanercept)
    Prescription only

    Enbrel (Etanercept) is very effective at calming down your immune system, but it's expensive, you have to take into account the hassle of injections and traveling with the medication.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Injection
  • Rituxan
    (Rituximab)
    Prescription only

    Rituxan (Rituximab) is effective for treating multiple types of cancer and arthritis. That said, you'll need to watch for possibly serious side effects, especially infusion reactions.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Infusion (IV)

Anti-inflammatory, Immunosuppressant

  • Prednisone
    Prescription only

    Deltasone (Prednisone) is a common oral corticosteroid that's great for controlling the unwanted symptoms from your immune responses and will make you feel better. There are lots of side effects but most of are tolerable or can be managed.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Liquid

Anticancer

  • Rituxan
    (Rituximab)
    Prescription only

    Rituxan (Rituximab) is effective for treating multiple types of cancer and arthritis. That said, you'll need to watch for possibly serious side effects, especially infusion reactions.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Infusion (IV)

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