• 50mg
  • I fully understand what you're saying Severin,the Liver thing did already occur to me.Thing is,I've been on Azathioprine twice before and always took 150mg in one go.I can't see the extra 50mg having too much more impact.However,I'm willing to admit I may be wrong,which is why I asked the question originally. (healingwell.com)
  • renal
  • Rates of treatment failure were 32.4% in the azathioprine group and 16.4% in the mycophenolate mofetil group, while renal failure rates were 23.4% and 12.9%, respectively. (medpagetoday.com)
  • rejection
  • When used to prevent kidney transplant rejection, azathioprine is usually started on the day of transplant with an intravenous (into the vein) injection. (pharmasave.com)
  • Do NOT increase the azathioprine dose to toxic levels because of threatened rejection. (pdr.net)
  • Azathioprine discontinuation may be necessary for severe hematologic or other toxicity even if rejection of the homograft may be a consequence of drug withdrawal. (pdr.net)
  • intravenous
  • Participants had active lupus nephritis at baseline, and those that responded to 24 weeks of induction therapy with oral mycophenolate or intravenous cyclophosphamide were assigned to receive maintenance therapy with either mycophenolate (1 g twice daily) or azathioprine (2 mg/kg/day). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Such cases are met with taking azathioprine after meals or transient intravenous administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • Whether it is in powder form or ' To potentially slow the progress of the disease and reduce the severity and duration of relapses, buy azathioprine online sales The most common side effects of CHANTIX include: It is recommended that these drugs be taken on an empty stomach. (lanyrd.com)
  • drug
  • This is not an estimate of the half-life of azathioprine itself, but is the decay rate for all 35 S-containing metabolites of the drug. (nih.gov)
  • Azathioprine therapy requires an experienced clinician who is familiar with the mutagenic potential and risk of hematological toxicities associated with the drug. (pdr.net)
  • This drug was formerly not recommended during pregnancy and early evidence indicated pregnant women on the drug (or the related azathioprine) showed a seven-fold incidence of fetal abnormalities as well as a 20-fold increase in miscarriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • On a secondary endpoint that defined treatment failure more broadly to include other events such as an extrarenal lupus flare or study withdrawal, mycophenolate again was superior, with a failure rate of 42.2% compared with 56.8% of the azathioprine group (HR 0.66, 95% CI 0.46 to 0.97, P =0.03). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Azathioprine is commonly used in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). (biomedsearch.com)
  • Azathioprine treatment may lead to rare but life-threatening side effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • duration
  • Frequency and severity of side effects depend on dose and duration of azathioprine as well as on underlying disease or concomitant therapies. (drugs.com)
  • therapy
  • A 55-year-old male with pompholyx and deficiency of erythrocyte thiopurine methyltransferase experienced pancytopenia coincident with azathioprine therapy. (drugs.com)
  • Thiopurine metabolite monitoring appears useful in identifying the myelotoxicity and the hepatotoxicity as a result of azathioprine with disease recurrence and to assess adherence to therapy. (biomedsearch.com)
  • A widely used therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis was azathioprine in combination with prednisone and N-acetylcysteine. (wikipedia.org)
  • It can be a complication of azathioprine therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Ten weeks after starting azathioprine 100 mg per day, a full blood count (during routine monitoring) showed moderate pancytopenia. (drugs.com)
  • Your doctor may perform blood tests to make sure you do not have conditions that would prevent you from safely using azathioprine. (wellspan.org)
  • Azathioprine can lower blood cells that help your body fight infections and help your blood to clot. (wellspan.org)