Imuran

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Imuran Information



Imuran Benefits & Uses

Imuran is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Imuran Dosage & How to Take

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 12 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 12 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Imuran Side Effects

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

Severe

Moderate

  • Infection

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

Imuran Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Imuran safe for pregnant women?


    Imuran should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Imuran safe during breastfeeding?


    Imuran may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Imuran on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Imuran. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Imuran on the Liver?


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

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Imuran on the Heart?


    Effects of Imuran on heart can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.

    Severe


Severe Interaction of Imuran with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Imuran Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Imuran

  • Is this Imuran habit forming or addictive?


    Imuran is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Imuran will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Imuran only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Imuran in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Imuran Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Imuran


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

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Imuran


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Imuran as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Imuran® (azathioprine)

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 206-208

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211,685,863



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