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Common Brand Name(s): Zenapax
Phonetic Pronunciation: (dack-LIZ-you-mab)
Information last revised October 2010


Daclizumab is used to prevent rejection of a kidney transplant. It works by weakening your body's defense system (immune system) to help your body accept the new kidney as if it were your own. This medication is a monoclonal antibody and belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants. It is used in combination with other immunosuppressant drugs (e.g., cyclosporine, corticosteroids such as prednisone).
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