Which medications in the drug class Biologic response modifiers are used in the treatment of Pediatric Chronic Granulomatous Disease?

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence C Wolfe, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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Biologic response modifiers

These agents regulate the immune system by various mechanisms, including enhancing activity of macrophages and cytotoxic actions of T lymphocytes.

Interferon gamma 1b (Actimmune)

Indicated in CGD to reduce frequency and severity of bacterial infections (50 mcg = 1 million IU).


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