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Azathioprine belongs to the group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. It is used to reduce the body's natural immunity in patients who receive organ transplants. It is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Azathioprine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

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Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Crohn's Disease & Ulcer...
267
69%
Lupus
127
71%
Rheumatoid Arthritis
24
71%
Organ Transplants
17
88%
Sarcoidosis
12
67%
Overall, 71% (478 Members) find Azathioprine helpful
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Azathioprine Reviews

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My son takes 100mg per day.
worked for a short time just like most of the drugs I have been on
take 2 daily
worked, then I tried lialda, so I went off it, now I need it again, but it is taking forever to kick in ;(
This and remicade are what keep my CD in remission
I think it's doing it's job...
Started to work, until I got liver toxicity. Supposed to only affect 1% of people who use it, and I turned out to be the lucky 1%. I was ok at 50 mg, but as soon as the doctor increased my dose to 100mg, I experienced horrible GI symptoms (upper and lower), nausea, and vomiting.
Makes me nausious but o well
Working / Worked
Still on it and its working
I take 6 a day and it has helped relieve some symptoms
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Azathioprine
    thanks for all your input, will for sure try coconut oil as the rash can be scary looking. Amber did the Azathioprine upset your stomach when you inc... [More]
  2. Discussion: Azathioprine
    IT can be a long process to find the right mix of meds to control each person. Azathioprine takes a few months to kick in, Methotrexate is faster and... [More]
  3. Discussion: Azathioprine
    That's what I wanted before he put me on Azathioprine . It will cost me more but it's better. [More]
  4. Discussion: Azathioprine
    Drake, your symtom of sweating is most likely not due to the Azathioprine, sweating is often a side effect of MG and autonomic dysfunction which often... [More]
  5. Discussion: Azathioprine
    I have been on this drug for a few years and never cared to much for it. My doctor put me on Azathioprine because he wanted to get me off Prednisone. ... [More]