Immunosuppressants are drugs used to lower the body's immunity. It is used to prevent the refusal of grafted organs or tissues as the body considers the grafted tissue as a foreign object, and the immune system starts attacking the grafted organ. It is also used in autoimmune conditions. As in autoimmune conditions, the immune system fights the body's own tissue. It has a major drawback as the body becomes less immune to other infections.
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Query: Hi, I am a crohn's disease patient and now my ESR level is 70 and CRP positive. I am taking pentasa 1g twice (morning and evening) and also 150mg of azoran (immunity suppressant tablet) in the morning alone. Today I visited an ayurvedic doctor to start ayurvedic treatment and he gave me medicine ind... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease, in which our own immune system tries to act against our body tissues. With this concept, allopathy physicians give drugs to suppress immunity, thus no action against our body tissue. This is the way of allopathy treatment. These... Read Full »