Is Immunocompromised the Same as Immunosuppressed? Topic Guide

Is Immunocompromised the Same as Immunosuppressed? Is Immunocompromised the Same as Immunosuppressed?: Immunocompromised and immunosuppressed both refer to deficiencies in the immune system’s functioning. When one’s immune system does not work properly, the body’s ability to fight off infections or cancer is reduced.

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Is Immunocompromised the Same as Immunosuppressed? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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hyaluronidase and immune globulin Hyaluronidase And Immune Globulin

Hyaluronidase is a genetically designed protein used as an aid in helping your body absorb other injected medications...learn more »

immune globulin (intravenous and subcutaneous) Immune Globulin (intravenous And Subcutaneous)

Immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous (for injection into a vein or under the skin) is used to treat primary immunodeficiency...learn more »

botulism immune globulin Botulism Immune Globulin

Botulism immune globulin is a sterilized solution made from human plasma. It contains the antibodies to help your body protect itself against infection caus...learn more »

immune globulin (subcutaneous) Immune Globulin (subcutaneous)

Immune globulin subcutaneous (for injection under the skin) is used to treat primary immunodeficiency diseases...learn more »

digoxin immune FAB Digoxin Immune FAB

Digoxin immune FAB is used as an antidote to treat a life-threatening overdose of digoxin or digitoxin...learn more »

hepatitis B immune globulin Hepatitis B Immune Globulin

Hepatitis B immune globulin is made from human plasma containing proteins that protect against the type B form of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)...learn more »

immune globulin (intramuscular) (IGIM) Immune Globulin (intramuscular) (IGIM)

Immune globulin is a sterile solution made from human plasma. It contains antibodies that protect you against infection from various diseases...learn more »

cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) (injectable) Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin (CMV IG) (injectable)

CMV IG is a sterilized solution made from human plasma. It contains the antibodies to help your body protect itself against infection with cytomegalovirus. ...learn more »

immune globulin (intravenous) (IGIV) Immune Globulin (intravenous) (IGIV)

Immune globulin intravenous (IGIV, for injection into a vein) is used to treat primary immunodeficiency...learn more »

cyclosporine Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine weakens your body's immune system, to help keep it from "rejecting" a transplanted organ such as a kidney. Organ rejection happens when the imm...learn more »