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Some Drugs That Can Cause Immunodeficiency

Some Drugs That Can Cause Immunodeficiency

Type

Examples

Antiseizure drugs

Lamotrigine

Phenytoin

Valproate

Chemotherapy drugs

Alemtuzumab

Busulfan

Melphalan

Cyclophosphamide

Corticosteroids

Methylprednisolone

Prednisone

Immunosuppressants (drugs that suppress the immune system)

Azathioprine

Cyclosporine

Mycophenolate mofetil

Sirolimus

Tacrolimus

Other drugs such as antibodies that target and suppress specific parts of the immune system

Adalimumab

Etanercept

Infliximab

Muromonab (OKT3)

Rituximab

Tocilizumab