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Is azathioprine safe?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes but

It is a potent medication with potential side effects and long term risks that should be discussed with your doctor. That being said, it is given for serious disease which, if untreated, have their own complications and issues.
As is everything in medicine, it is a risk-benefit ratio to decide on using a particular medication or not.

In brief: Yes but

It is a potent medication with potential side effects and long term risks that should be discussed with your doctor. That being said, it is given for serious disease which, if untreated, have their own complications and issues.
As is everything in medicine, it is a risk-benefit ratio to decide on using a particular medication or not.
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