Immunosuppressive vs Tacrolimus - What's the difference?

immunosuppressive | tacrolimus |


As nouns the difference between immunosuppressive and tacrolimus

is that immunosuppressive is (pharmacology) an agent which is capable of immunosuppression while tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.

As an adjective immunosuppressive

is (pharmacology) having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression.

immunosuppressive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (pharmacology) Having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pharmacology) An agent which is capable of immunosuppression.
  • Synonyms

    * immunosuppressor * immunosuppressant

    tacrolimus

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • An immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.
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    Synonyms

    *fujimycin *

    Hypernyms

    *macrolide *immunomodulator