What is Organ Transplant?

Organ transplant is the removing of an organ from one body to the body of another person. The most commonly transplanted organs are the kidney, the liver, and the heart.

Organ transplants can sometimes be rejected by the recipient's body. There are medications that can help prevent organ rejection. Common drug classes used are CNI immunosuppressants, mTOR inhibitors, kinase inhibitors, and CTLA-4 agonists.

Savings Tips for Organ Transplant

  • Dropped by Insurance: In 2014, Will Your Arthritis and Transplant Drugs Be Covered?

    November 13, 2013

    Express Scripts and Caremark have removed certain medications from their formulary starting in January 2014. These companies handle prescription benefits for more than 200 million Americans, so your prescription coverage will likely be changing in the new year.

    Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be reviewing which prescriptions will no longer be covered and the suggested alternatives to give you a better picture of your options. See More

  • 50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

    October 29, 2013

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

    What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

    Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

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Popular Organ Transplant Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
CNI Immunosuppressants 199 See Prices
Antimetabolites 23 See Prices
Antimetabolites 22 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Organ Transplant Drug Classes

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