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*  Mycophenolic acid
... is 15 times more expensive than azathioprine. The exact role of mycophenolate vs azathioprine has yet to be ... Compared with azathioprine it has higher incidence of diarrhea, and no difference in risk of any of the other side effects. ... Mycophenolate is potent and can, in many contexts, be used in place of the older anti-proliferative azathioprine. It is usually ... 2004). "Mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine for prevention of acute rejection in renal transplantation (MYSS): a ...
*  Management of ulcerative colitis
Azathioprine, also known as Imuran (US) or Azasan, which metabolises to 6-MP. Methotrexate, which inhibits folic acid. ... If response is seen, oral cyclosporine at 8 mg/kg/day should be continued for 3-4 months while 6-MP or azathioprine is ... Those already on 6-MP or azathioprine should continue with these medications. A cholesterol level should be checked in patients ... Infliximab works better when used in combination with immunmodulators such as 6-mercaptopurine or azathioprine, but a ...
*  Autoimmune hepatitis
Those with autoimmune hepatitis who do not respond to glucocorticoids and azathioprine may be given other immunosuppressives ... with or without azathioprine, and remission can be achieved in up to 60-80% of cases, although many will eventually experience ...
*  Azathioprine
... can cause birth defects. A 2003 population-based study in Denmark showed that the use of azathioprine and related ... "Azathioprine". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. "Azathioprine". The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Archived from the ... American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (January 2012). "Azathioprine, Azathioprine Sodium". AHFS Drug Information 2012. ... with azathioprine, but the combination with other DMARDs is not recommended. Azathioprine has been used in the management of ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Pharmacy: Drugs and Medications: A: Azathioprine
Features information about dosage, usage, warnings, and side effects. ...
*  Management of Crohn's disease
Azathioprine and 6-MP may be useful for the following indications: Maintenance therapy with azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine ... Azathioprine is listed by the United States FDA as a human carcinogen. However, it confers considerably less morbidity and ... Azathioprine treatment may lead to rare but life-threatening side effects. The rare side effects include leukopenia or ... "Azathioprine. Report on Carcinogens, Fourteenth Edition" (PDF). ntp.niehs.nih.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-17. Hanauer, Stephen B; ...
*  Belimumab
... azathioprine, $468; and mycophenolate mofetil, $1,224. In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ...
*  Mercaptopurine
Azathioprine "Mercaptopurine". The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Archived from the original on 20 December ... Nørgård, B.; L. Pedersen; K. Fonager; S. Rasmussen; H. Sørensen (March 2003). "Azathioprine, mercaptopurine and birth outcome: ... or the related azathioprine) showed a seven-fold incidence of fetal abnormalities as well as a 20-fold increase in miscarriage ... "Pharmacogenetics of azathioprine in inflammatory bowel disease: a role for glutathione-S-transferase?". World J Gastroenterol. ...
*  GlaxoSmithKline
". "John R. Vane - Biographical". Maltzman JS, Koretzky GA (April 2003). "Azathioprine: old drug, new actions". J. Clin. Invest ...
*  Purine analogue
Azathioprine is the main immunosuppressive cytotoxic substance. It is widely used in transplantations to control rejection ...
*  Polish plait
Following Azathioprine-induced Pancytopenia". International Journal of Trichology. 2 (2): 110-2. doi:10.4103/0974-7753.77523. ...
*  Granulomatous mastitis
Colchicine, azathioprine and NSAIDs have also been used. Garcia-Rodiguez JA, Pattullo A (2013). "Idiopathic granulomatous ...
*  Nodular regenerative hyperplasia
May 2005). "Azathioprine induced nodular regenerative hyperplasia in IBD patients". Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol. 29 (5): 600-3. ... It can be a complication of azathioprine therapy. Hartleb, Marek; Gutkowski, Krzysztof; Milkiewicz, Piotr (2011-03-21). " ... October 2007). "Nodular regenerative hyperplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with azathioprine". Gut. ... cytotoxic drugs like azathioprine, mercaptopurine, thioguanine, antiretroviral drugs for HIV like didanosine and vitamin A. The ...
*  Sarcoidosis
Azathioprine treatment can also lead to liver damage. Leflunomide is being used as a replacement for methotrexate, possibly due ... Medications such as methotrexate, chloroquine, or azathioprine may occasionally be used in an effort to decrease the side ... Antimetabolites, also categorized as steroid-sparing agents, such as azathioprine, methotrexate, mycophenolic acid, and ... and azathioprine) used in corticosteroid-refractory sarcoidosis are known teratogens. Konstantinidis, G. (2005). Elsevier's ...
*  Feline calicivirus
Corticosteroids or azathioprine may be used for polyarthritis. Stomatitis is very difficult to treat. Antibiotics, ...
*  Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Prednisone, azathioprine, and N-acetylcysteine for pulmonary fibrosis. NEnglJMed. 2012 May 24;366:1968-77. Commonly used three- ... This study found that the combination of prednisone, azathioprine, and NAC increased the risk of death and hospitalizations and ... to reduce the decline in VC and DLCO over 12 months of follow-up when used in combination with prednisone and azathioprine ( ...
*  ADAMTS7
Therapy with steroid-free immunosuppressant azathioprine]". Der Ophthalmologe: Zeitschrift Der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen ...
*  Cogan syndrome
These immunosuppressive drugs include methotrexate, cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine or azathioprine. In some cases, combinations ...
*  Lymphomatoid granulomatosis
... with case reports of methotrexate and azathioprine), infections such as HIV or chronic viral hepatitis or endogenous T-cell ... "Rituximab for pulmonary lymphomatoid granulomatosis which developed as a complication of methotrexate and azathioprine therapy ... "Lymphomatoid granulomatosis associated with azathioprine therapy in Crohn disease". BMC Gastroenterology. 14: 127. doi:10.1186/ ...
*  Drug discovery
... azathioprine) that allowed human organ transplantation; the first drug to induce remission of childhood leukaemia; pivotal anti ...
*  Peliosis hepatis
Withdrawal of azathioprine leads to remission in renal transplant; bacillary peliosis responds to antibiotics. In rare ... Haboubi NY, Ali HH, Whitwell HL, Ackrill P (1988). "Role of endothelial cell injury in the spectrum of azathioprine-induced ... Drugs and toxins: Corticosteroids, androgens, azathioprine, tamoxifen The condition is typically asymptomatic and is discovered ... can be related to azathioprine or cyclosporine use, and may be associated with increased risk of transplant rejection. ...
*  Immunosuppressive drug
Calcineurin inhibitors and azathioprine have been linked with post-transplant malignancies and skin cancers in organ transplant ... Azathioprine (Prometheus' Imuran), is the main immunosuppressive cytotoxic substance. It is extensively used to control ... These include: folic acid analogues, such as methotrexate purine analogues, such as azathioprine and mercaptopurine pyrimidine ...
*  Dermatitis
The most commonly used are ciclosporin, azathioprine, and methotrexate. Light therapy using ultraviolet light has tentative ...
*  IMPDH1
Roberts RL, Gearry RB, Barclay ML, Kennedy MA (2007). "IMPDH1 promoter mutations in a patient exhibiting azathioprine ...
*  Nitrosoprodenafil
... because of the structural similarity with the mutagenic azathioprine. The final confirmation of the azathioprine/aildenafil ... who suggested the structure was an azathioprine/aildenafil hybrid. This newly suggested structure was dubbed 'mutaprodenafil' ...