ABOUT THE DRUG:
Imuran 50mg is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Imuran Tablets. Azathioprine is an immunosuppressive antimetabolite, which is used to suppress the immune system.It is used to treat patients who have undergone kidney transplantation and for diseases in which modifying the activity of the immune system is important.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Azathioprine is used with other medications to prevent rejection of a kidney transplant and a variety of long-term inflammatory and autoimmune conditions such assystemic lupus erythematosus, and Crohn’s disease.Azathioprine is also used to treat patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis ( a condition in which the body attacks its own joints, causing pain, swelling, and loss of function) when other medications and treatments have not helpe
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Azathioprine. This drug is in a class of medications called immunosuppressants. It works by decreasing the activity of the body’s immune system so it will not attack the transplanted organ or the joints.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Imuran 50 mg Tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Azathioprine or any other ingredient of the medicine
Have rheumatoid arthritis
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are breastfeeding mother
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have high blood pressure
Have a certain bowel problem
Are scheduled to receive any vaccine
Have liver disease
Congestive heart failure
Have any kidney or liver disease
Have a history of allergic reaction
Have a history of cancer
Have a certain enzyme disorder
Have an infection
Have had a chickenpox or shingles
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two doses at one time.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken with the food or snacks. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Try to take your doses at the same time as you took every day. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Azathioprinel, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF IMURAN 50MG:
• Vomiting, and rash
• Feeling unwell,
• A high temperature or symptoms of an infection,
• Unusual weakness,
• Unexpected bruising or bleeding,
• Loss of hair.
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: ACE inhibitors like benazepril or lisinopril, allopurinol, aminosalicylates, warfarin, trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole, febuxostat, past or present use of alkylating-type cancer drugs such as cyclophosphamide, melphalan, other drugs rituximab, tofacitinib. Azathioprine is very similar to mercaptopurine. Do not use medications containing mercaptopurine while using Azathioprine. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details here is out of scope of this drug. There may be other medications. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if he has same symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature