Proper Use

Información sobre medicamentos proporcionada por: IBM Micromedex

A doctor will give you this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins. The medicine must be injected slowly, so the needle will need to stay in place for 4 to 6 hours.

This medicine is usually given for 4 to 7 days to prevent rejection of the kidney transplant. It is given for 7 to 14 days to treat rejection of the kidney transplant.

You may be given other medicines (eg, acetaminophen, steroids, allergy medicines) at least 1 hour before you receive anti-thymocyte globulin (rabbit) injection to help prevent infusion reactions.

Missed Dose

This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.