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When can I stop receiving Nulojix?

Talk to your doctor about whether you can stop the initial series of Nulojix (belatacept) infusions or your maintenance doses. You are receiving the drug to lower the risk of rejecting your kidney transplant.

Studies show that 65% to 75% of kidney transplant recipients who began Nulojix therapy on the day of their surgery were still receiving the drug three years later.

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