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Can someone give me information on imuran (azathioprine)?

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In brief: Blocks immunity

Imuran (azathioprine) is an immunosuppressive drug that works by blocking the proliferation of activated immune white blood cells (lymphocytes, monocytes, granulocytes, etc.
). It is used to treat autoimmune diseases and less so transplant rejection. It can cause bone marrow suppression, liver toxicity, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, etc. You should discuss any side effects with your doctor.

In brief: Blocks immunity

Imuran (azathioprine) is an immunosuppressive drug that works by blocking the proliferation of activated immune white blood cells (lymphocytes, monocytes, granulocytes, etc.
). It is used to treat autoimmune diseases and less so transplant rejection. It can cause bone marrow suppression, liver toxicity, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, etc. You should discuss any side effects with your doctor.
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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: Suppress immune sys

Imuran (azathioprine) is one of the original immune suppressants.
Azathioprine is used with other medications to prevent transplant rejection (attack of the transplanted organ by the immune system) in people who received kidney transplants. It is also used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis see http://www.Drugs.Com/pro/imuran.Html.

In brief: Suppress immune sys

Imuran (azathioprine) is one of the original immune suppressants.
Azathioprine is used with other medications to prevent transplant rejection (attack of the transplanted organ by the immune system) in people who received kidney transplants. It is also used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis see http://www.Drugs.Com/pro/imuran.Html.
Dr. Allen Seely
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