Simulect Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Simulect: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

BASILIXIMAB (ba sil IK si mab) suppresses the immune system. It is used to prevent organ rejection after a transplant.

In-Depth Information

Simulect 10mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000780393
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Kidney Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Liver Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Simulect 10mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Simulect 10mg Powder for Injection

Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Antibody Formation Incidence:
1.2-11.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Broken Bones Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Arthropathy Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Red Blood Cells Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cataracts Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Blood Clot Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rhinitis Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Damage Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ambras Syndrome Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gingival Hyperplasia Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Magnesium Levels Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diabetes Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Electrolyte Imbalance Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Retaining Urine Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Simulect 10mg Powder for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Simulect 10mg Powder for Injection(Basiliximab (Murine))
Marijuana and Basiliximab (Murine)(Basiliximab (Murine))
Basiliximab can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Basiliximab. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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