Imuran Azathioprine


First Used Jan 1980

Current Users 562

Past Users 1929

Loyalty 23%

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Azathioprine is an immunosuppressive drug used in organ transplantation and autoimmune diseases and belongs to the chemical class of purine analogues. Synthesized originally as a cancer drug and a pro-drug for mercaptopurine in 1957, it has been widely used as a immunosuppressant for more than 50 years.

Azathioprine has been used in the management of moderately to severely or chronically active Crohn's disease, to maintain clinical remission (absence of disease activity) in corticosteroid-dependent patients, and to provide benefit in patients with fistulizing Crohn's disease. The onset of action is slow and it may require several months to achieve clinical response.

Lower doses of azathioprine are used as a therapy in children with refractory or corticosteroid-dependent Crohn's disease, without causing many side effects; however the long-term risks may still outweigh benefits.
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