Preventing organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant in certain patients. It is used with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Zortress is an immunosuppressant. It works by blocking the action of certain blood cells in the immune system that may cause the body to reject the transplanted organ.
Zortress is a tablet administered to adult patients at low-moderate immunologic risk receiving a kidney transplant, to avoid organ rejection. It is used in combination with basiliximab induction and concurrently with reduced doses of cyclosporine and with corticosteroids.