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Azathioprine

Azathioprine Information

Azathioprine Benefits & Uses - Azathioprine Benefits & Uses in English

Azathioprine is used to treat the following -

Azathioprine Dosage & How to Take - Azathioprine Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Azathioprine - Azathioprine Active Ingredients in English

Azathioprine

Azathioprine Side Effects - Azathioprine Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Azathioprine is used -

  1. गर्दन और गले में दर्द
  2. मतली या उलटी
  3. संक्रमण
  4. छाती में दर्द सामान्य (और पढ़ें - छाती में दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  5. खूनी मूत्र
  6. खांसी सामान्य (और पढ़ें - खांसी के लिए घरेलू उपाय)
  7. गले में खराश
  8. भूख कम लगना
  9. बुखार Severe (और पढ़ें - बुखार कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  10. पेट दर्द Severe
  11. जोड़ों का दर्द
  12. मांसपेशियों में दर्द Severe (और पढ़ें - मांसपेशियों में दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)

Azathioprine Related Warnings - Azathioprine Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Azathioprine safe for pregnant women?

Azathioprine shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Severe

Is the use of Azathioprine safe during breastfeeding?

Azathioprine should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Azathioprine on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Azathioprine. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Azathioprine on the Liver?

Azathioprine may have severe effects on your liver, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Azathioprine on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Azathioprine on your heart. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Azathioprine with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Azathioprine with Other Drugs in English

Azathioprine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Azathioprine Contraindications - Azathioprine Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Azathioprine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Azathioprine - Frequently asked Questions about Azathioprine in English

Is this Azathioprine habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Azathioprine has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Azathioprine since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Azathioprine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Azathioprine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

नहीं

Azathioprine Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Azathioprine Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Azathioprine

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Azathioprine, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Azathioprine

Taking Azathioprine with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Imuran® (azathioprine)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 206-208
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211,685,863