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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Azathioprine allergy: Azathioprine is a drug used routinely by rheumatologist for a number of inflammatory conditions. In rare cases, it may be associated with side effects ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Imuran allergy: There is no specific symptoms of allergy to azathioprine. Patients may have reactions to the drug that include nausea, diarrhea, GI distress, liver f ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Azasan allergy: allergic to alaskan. You are taking up valuable time from patients who have serious questions. I am reporting you again. Find other things to do. ple ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Azathioprine: Not technically a chemotherapy drug more like an immunosuppressant.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hemangshu Podder
35 years experience Transplant Surgery
Early 1960s: It was there before;however, in particular the transplant community started using it from early 60s
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Has side effects: It is a chemotherapy agent. It can cause GI upset, bledding, increased risk for infection. And reduced wound healing.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Variable: Water retention, affects appetite, increased risk of infection, delayed wound healing to name a few.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Imuran (azathioprine): Yes, Imuran (azathioprine) requires a prescription.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
35 years experience General Surgery
OK, but not great: Azathioprine (aza) was the mainstay of drug therapy from the early 1960's to the early 1980's. It works primarily by preventing t-cells from getting e ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Yes: Azathioprine is generally effective at treating crohn's, keeping people off steroids, and preventing flares. It requires monitoring. It's generally ... Read More

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