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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Drug costs: Drug costs patient financial assistance plan available? Yes, according to www.Needymeds.Com. See their site for details and application materials. ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Probably not: Back pain is not a common side effect of 6mp. I would look for an alternative source for your pain. Crohns can cause arthritis in your back. Typically ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No : If you meant alcohol, i say a avoid.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Increased 6-fold.: Large study showed a 6-fold increased risk of fetal anomalies in women exposed to 6-mp in the first trimester. Anomalies were even more frequent when ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Henrickson
40 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Mercaptopurine: Generic mercaptopurine is marketed in the US under the brand names Purinethol or Purixan.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Many...: Purinethol is made by teva pharmaceuticals. The generic version, known as mercaptopurine, is made by mylan, inc., prometheus labs, and roxane laborato ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Mercaptopurine is a chemotherapeutic and immunosuppressive drug. It can help people with immune causes of joint pain. Use of this drug requires carefu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zartash Gul
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Alone no: In Combination as POMP regimen for maintenance yes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This is a category d drug. This means that harm has been shown or suggested in a human fetus. There may be times that a category d drug is still nec ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: I am not able to locate any literature to suggest there is a contra-indication or interaction between lysine and mercaptopurine.

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