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Azathioprine

Also known as Azamune, Immunoprin, Oprisine, Imuran, Berkaprine, and Azasan


Azathioprine (INN, pron.: /ˌæzəˈθaɪɵpriːn/, abbreviated AZA) is an immunosuppressive drug used in organ transplantation and autoimmune diseases and belongs to the chemical class of purine analogues. Synthesized originally as a cancer drug and a pro-drug for mercaptopurine in 1957, it has been widely used as an immunosuppressant for more than 50 years.

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Estimated Total Cost: $27.72 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed azathioprine to treat crohn disease, myasthenia gravis, systemic lupus erythematosis (sle), and ulcerative colitis.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take azathioprine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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