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  1. Azathioprine is used with other medications to prevent transplant rejection (attack of the transplanted organ by the ... when other medications and treatments have not helped. Azathioprine is in a class of medications called immunosuppressants. ...
  2. Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... who have underlying liver disease such as hepatitis. Azathioprine Healthcare professionals use azathioprine (also called Imuran) primarily to maintain remission in ...
  3. How Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treated? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... over time and keep you on it longer. Azathioprine Azathioprine suppresses your immune system. You usually take it ... treatment for IPF is a combination of prednisone, azathioprine, and N-acetylcysteine. However, this treatment was recently ...
  4. Guide to Your Health Care: After Heart Transplantation (International Transplant Nurses Society) - PDF  
    ... to stay on schedule with all your medications. Azathioprine (Imuran ® ) Purpose: Azathioprine is used to help prevent or treat rejection in organ transplant recipients. Azathioprine is a “helper” immunosuppressant and may be given ...
  5. Inflammatory Myopathies (Myositis) (Muscular Dystrophy Association) - PDF  
    ... pressure; high blood sugar; growth slowing in children. azathioprine (Imuran) Interferes with proliferation of B-cells and ... more T-cells and B-cells (“upstream” of azathioprine and methotrexate action). Doesn’t affect production of ...
  6. What Medications Are Used to Treat Lupus? (Lupus Foundation of America)  
    ... NSAIDs; caution is also advised when taking aspirin. Azathioprine (Imuran®) Developed to prevent rejection of kidney transplants. ...
  7. Autoimmune Hepatitis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... inflammation. In most cases, health care providers use azathioprine (Azasan, Imuran) in conjunction with prednisone to treat autoimmune hepatitis. When using azathioprine, a health care provider can use a lower ...
  8. Understanding IBD Medications and Side Effects (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... suddenly stop taking this medication. Immunomodulators: These include azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP), methotrexate, and cyclosporine. This ... and vitamin D intake is essential. Immunomodulators: Both azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) are widely prescribed ...
  9. Pregnancy and Childbirth with Neuromuscular Disease (Muscular Dystrophy Association) - PDF  
    ... the clinical data and experience suggest that prednisone, azathioprine and IVIG [intravenous immunoglobulins] are unlikely to pose ... taken large doses of prednisone, immunoglobulins, and Imuran (azathioprine), among other things. That’s why she was surprised ...
  10. Pregnancy and Childbirth with Neuromuscular Disease (Muscular Dystrophy Association) - PDF  
    ... the clinical data and experience suggest that prednisone, azathioprine and IVIG [intravenous immunoglobulins] are unlikely to pose ... taken large doses of prednisone, immunoglobulins, and Imuran (azathioprine), among other things. That’s why she was surprised ...
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