Nulojix Dosage

Generic name: belatacept
Drug class: Selective immunosuppressants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Restricted Distribution in US

Kidney transplant rejection prophylaxis

[initial phase]
Dose: 10 mg/kg/dose IV x1 on Days 1, 5, then end of wk 2, 4, 8, 12; Start: Day 1 prior to implantation; Info: for EBV seropositive pts; part of multi-drug regimen; round dose to nearest 12.5 mg increment
[maintenance phase]
Dose: 5 mg/kg/dose IV q4wk; Start: end of wk 16 post-transplant; Info: for EBV seropositive pts; part of multi-drug regimen; round dose to nearest 12.5 mg increment

Renal dosing

renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[no adjustment]

SRC: NLM .