NDC Active Ingredient Basiliximab

Active Ingredient Information

What is Basiliximab?

A chimeric murine-human monoclonal antibody that functions as an INTERLEUKIN 2 RECEPTOR antagonist by binding to the alpha chain (CD25 ANTIGEN) of the interleukin-2 receptor on the surface of activated T-LYMPHOCYTES. It is used in the prevention of acute graft rejection episodes in patients undergoing renal transplantation.

What is the usage for Basiliximab?

Basiliximab is used to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a kidney transplant. It is usually taken along with other medications (e.g., cyclosporine, corticosteroids) to allow your new organ to function normally. Basiliximab is an immunosuppressant drug known as a monoclonal antibody. It works by slowing down your body's defense system (immune system) to prevent your body from rejecting the new kidney after surgery (acute rejection).

How many products in the NDC database contain Basiliximab?

The NDC database has 2 products with the active ingredient Basiliximab. The following table lists all the products that have this active ingredient.

NDC Products with Basiliximab

NDC Proprietary Name Non-Proprietary Name Dosage Form Route Name Company Name Status
0078-0331Proprietary Name: Simulect BasiliximabInjection, Powder, For SolutionIntravenousNovartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationACTIVE
0078-0393Proprietary Name: Simulect BasiliximabInjection, Powder, For SolutionIntravenousNovartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationACTIVE
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