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Azithioprine 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Azithioprine 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Azithioprine 50mg Tablet

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58.5
₹5.85/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Azithioprine Tablet

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Azithioprine Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Fungal infection, Bacterial infection, Viral infection, Decreased white blood cell count, Low blood platelets.

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How to use Azithioprine Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Azithioprine Tablet works

Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is an immunosuppressant. It reduces the action of body's own defense system (the immune system) and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ. It also blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling, and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

In Depth Information on Azithioprine Tablet

Expert advice for Azithioprine Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Azithioprine to stop the body from rejecting a transplanted organ (e.g. kidney, heart or liver).
  • Azithioprine also relieves joint pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
  • You may have to take additional medications along with Azithioprine for better relief of symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid contact with people who have cold, flu or other contagious illness. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
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Azithioprine Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Azithioprine Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Azithioprine 50mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Azithioprine 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azithioprine 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Azithioprine 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azithioprine 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.

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Frequently asked questions about Azithioprine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Azathioprine

Azithioprine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No. Azithioprine is an immunosuppressant, used in organ transplantation and rheumatoid arthritis.
Yes, Azithioprine is recommended in the treatment of certain type of colitis such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Talk to your doctor for any treatment to be given in these conditions.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Azithioprine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Azithioprine with Measles Virus Vaccine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Measles Virus Vaccine: Abhay M, Measles, M-Vac
Azithioprine with Rubella (German Measles)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella (German Measles): Rubella, R-VAC
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Live Attenuated Varicella-Zoster Virus: Zostavax
Azithioprine with Yellow Fever Vaccine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Yellow Fever Vaccine: Stamaril
Azithioprine with Varicella Vaccine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std, Varivax, Variped, Nexipox, Zuvicella
Azithioprine with Leflunomide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Rumalef, Lefron, DM Lef, Leflunomide, Lefuma, Immulef
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus Vaccine Live Attenuated: Rotarix, Rotateq, Rotavac, Rotasure
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Medicines with composition Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: HB Vac
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig, Kamrab, Zyrig
Azithioprine with Sulfasalazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulfasalazine: Sazo, Saaz, Salazar, Iwata, Sazo EN, Salazopyrin
Azithioprine with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Azithioprine with Balsalazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balsalazide: Balacol, Intazide, Balsacol, Cozabal, Colorex
Azithioprine with Trimethoprim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp, Kolibitor, Keno
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab, AbhayRIG
Azithioprine with Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
Azithioprine with Sulfadiazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulfadiazine: Sulphadiazine
Azithioprine with Hepatitis A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior, Biovac A
Medicines with composition Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135): Meningo A&C, Mencevax ACWY, Bi Meningo, Menomune, Menectra, Meningitis Act, Menactra, Quadri Meningo
Azithioprine with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper, Zimpril, Coversyl
Azithioprine with Rabies vaccine
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: Prevenar 7, Pneumo 23, Pulmovax, Pneumovax 23, Synflorix, Prevenar 13
Azithioprine with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Azithioprine with Hepatitis B
SERIOUS
Azithioprine with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Azithioprine with Fosinopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosinopril: Fovas, Fosinace
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