Were you looking for information about Basiliximab? Basilisimab is a common misspelling of basiliximab.
By blocking the action of certain white blood cells, basiliximab (Simulect®) can help prevent organ rejection following a kidney transplant. It comes in the form of a powder that is dissolved in fluid and given as an intravenous (IV) injection or infusion.
Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include headaches, nausea, and constipation. You may not be able to use this drug if you have certain medical conditions, such as AIDS, cancer, or any kind of infection.
(For more information on this medicine, click Basiliximab. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this medication, including who makes it and what do to in cases of overdose. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)