What Are The Uses Of Azathioprine?
Azathioprine (alone or in combination with other medicine) is used:
- To prevent rejection after an organ transplantation
To treat many types of autoimmune diseases like:
It is given as an immunosuppressive therapy.
What Are The Side Effects Of Azathioprine?
Some of the common side-effects include:
- Vomiting, nausea, skin rashes, diarrhea
- Bone marrow suppression
- Increased risk of lymphoma
What Are The Contraindications Of Azathioprine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy, breastfeeding
- Kidney/ liver disease