Muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone OKT®3) is a prescription medication approved to treat transplant rejection in people who have received a kidney, liver, or heart transplant. It is considered an immunosuppressant because it decreases the activity of the immune system.
Just like any medicine, muromonab-CD3 can cause side effects. As with many other immunosuppressant medications, the side effects can be significant. Although not everyone who receives this medicine will have problems, most people will experience some type of side effect during treatment.
Some of the common side effects of muromonab-CD3 include:
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