OKT3 is an immunosuppressive medicine that helps prevent organ rejection.
Administered intravenously only.
Adults: Usually receive 5 to 10mg per day over 7 to 14 days.
Children: Usually receive 2.5 to 5 mg per day over 7 to 14 days.
The transplant team orders the medication and it will be administered by the nurse during your hospitalization.
Common Side Effects
Fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, shortness of breath, headache, low blood pressure, joint pain, diarrhea.