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Imuran - Azathioprine 50mg Tablets

Imuran - Azathioprine 50mg Tablets
Imuran - Azathioprine 50mg Tablets
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MEDICINE USES :

GSK Azathioprine 50mg is used with other medications to prevent rejection of a kidney transplant. It works by weakening your body's defense system (immune system) to help your body accept the new kidney as if it were your own. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as immunosuppressants.

Azathioprine is also used to treat patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis who have not responded to other medications (e.g., nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs/NSAIDs such as ibuprofen)

WHAT IS IMURAN ?

Imuran 50mg is an antimetabolite. It works by decreasing the effects of certain cells in the body's immune system.

IMURAN AZATHIOPRINE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :

  • mild upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite;
  • hair loss; or
  • skin rash.

Stop using Azathioprine and call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms of lymphoma:

  • fever, night sweats, weight loss, tiredness;
  • feeling full after eating only a small amount;
  • pain in your upper stomach that may spread to your shoulder; or
  • easy bruising or bleeding, pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) for IMURAN AZATHIOPRINE 50 MG TABLETS :

  • Imuran may reduce the number of clot-forming cells (platelets) in your blood. Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury. Tell your doctor if you have unusual bruising or bleeding.

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