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What is Nulojix?

Nulojix (belatacept) is an immunosuppressant given to people undergoing kidney transplants who have been exposed to the Epstein-Barr virus. It's used in combination with other medications to prevent the immune system from rejecting the kidney.

Usually, a kidney transplant patient receives an infusion of Nulojix on the day of the transplant, on day five, at two and four weeks after the transplant, and then once a month for two months. After 16 weeks, the dose is reduced and infusions are repeated monthly.

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