COVID-19: Vaccine Program | TestingVisitor Guidelines | Information for Employees

MONKEYPOX: UConn Health is NOT currently offering the monkeypox vaccine. Please visit the CT DPH website for more information or contact your health provider directly.

Immunocompromising Medications

Patients who are actively taking immune-suppressing or modulating medications on the following (alphabetized) list compiled by UConn Health physicians may be eligible for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Please note that this list is instructive, and not intended to be all-inclusive of medications that may suppress or modulate the immune system.

Generic Name Brand Name
5-Fluorouracil Carac
Abatacept Orencia
Adalimumab Humira
Alemtuzumab Campath
Altretamine Hexalen
Anakinra Kineret
Atezolizumab Tecentriq
Avelumab Bavencio
Azathioprine Imuran
Baricitinib Olumiant
Basiliximab Simulect
Belatacept Nulojix
Bendamustine Bendeka
Bevacizumab Avastin
Busulfan Myleran
Carmustine Gliadal Wafer
Certolizumab pegol Cimzia
Cetuximab Erbitux
Chorambucil Leukeran
Cisplatin Platinol
cyclophosphamide Nerosar
Cyclosporine Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune
Cytarabine Cytosar-U
Dacarbazine
Dasatinib Sprycel
Dexamethasone ≥ 3 mg
Diaziquone Progycem
Dimethyl fumarate Tecfidera
Etanercept Enbrel
Everolimus Zortress
Fingolimod Gilenya
Gemcitabine
Glatiramer acetate Copaxone
Golimumab Simponi
Hydrocortisone ≥ 80 mg
Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
Ibritumomab tiuxetan Zevalin
Ibrutinib Imbruvica
ifosfamide Ifex
Imatinib mesylate Gleevec, STI 571
Infliximab Remicade
Interferon alfa Pegasys, PegIntron
Interferon beta-1a Avonex, Rebif
Interferon beta-1b Betaseron
Ixekizumab Taltz
Lenalidomide Revlimid
Lomustine Gleostine
Mechorethamine Valchlor
Melphalan Evomela
Mercaptopurine Purinethol
Methotrexate Otrexup, Trexall, Rasuvo
Methylprednisolone ≥ 16 mg
Mitomycin C
Mycophenolate CellCept
Natalizumab Tsabri
Nivolumab Opdivo
Ofatumumab Arzerra
Oxaliplatin Eloxatin
Panitumumab Vectibix
Pembrolizumab Keytruda
Prednisolone ≥ 20 mg
Premetrexed
Procarbazine Matulane
Rilonacept Arcalyst
Rituximab Rituxan
Sarilumab Kevzara
Secukinumab Cosentyx
Sirolimus Rapamune
Streptozocin Zanosar
Sunitinib malate Sutent
Tacrolimus Protopic, Envarsus XR
Temozolomide Temodar
Thiotepa Tepadina
Tocilizumab Actemra
Tofacitinib Xeljanz
Trastuzumab Herceptin
Ustekinumab Stelara
Vedolizumab Entyvio