Drugs which are used to suppress the immunity are called immunosuppressant. The ability of the body to recognize self from non-self is the basis of immunity. It is liable to cause disorders due to failure to recognize and tolerate antigen produced by its own tissues. This may cause exacerbation of an existing disease process called autoimmune diseases. Immunosuppressive drugs are useful in:1. Treating autoimmune diseases and2. Preventing immune-rejection of organ transplants.Immunosuppressive drugs can be classified into four groups:Glucocorticoids Prednisone and…...
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