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How effective is imuran (azathioprine) for Crohn's disease?

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Sometimes

Imuran (azathioprine) seems to be effective in a small subset of patients with Crohn's (likely fewer than 40%).
At the moment it's difficult to predict who will respond in the long term. But as it can be safely used with monitoring, it's often worth trying.

In brief: Sometimes

Imuran (azathioprine) seems to be effective in a small subset of patients with Crohn's (likely fewer than 40%).
At the moment it's difficult to predict who will respond in the long term. But as it can be safely used with monitoring, it's often worth trying.
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