Azithioprine 50mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Azithioprine 50mg Tablet

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

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Uses of Azithioprine Tablet

Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is used in organ transplantation, nephrotic syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis.
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Side effects of Azithioprine Tablet

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Nausea, Fungal infection, Bacterial infection, Viral infection, Decreased white blood cell count, Reduced 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Azithioprine 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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.
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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.
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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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Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET, LEFNO 20MG TABLET, Myphen 500mg Tablet, GeneVac-B Vaccine

Patient Concerns

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.

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