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Muromonab-CD3 is also referred to as OKT3.
Muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone OKT3®) is an immunosuppressant drug used to reduce the natural immunity of patients who receive organ transplants such as liver transplants.
Muromonab-CD3 is a monoclonal antibody that prevents white blood cells from causing organ rejection.
Muromonab-CD3 or OKT3 is a liquid that is given by injection.
Common side effects of muromonab-CD3 include:
Other common side effects of muromonab-CD3 include:
Rare side effects of muromonab-CD3 include:
If any of these side effects continues or becomes bothersome, inform your child's doctor.
Tell your transplant doctor or pharmacist about any prescription or over-the-counter medication that you are taking, so you can be warned of interactions and prevent them.
Drug information changes periodically. For the most updated information on drugs, visit www.drugs.com.
Learn more about other Liver Transplant Drugs.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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