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Descriptions of Azathioprine

Azathioprine: an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ
Source: WordNet 2.1

Azathioprine: 6-(1-Methyl-4-nitro-5-imidazolyl)thiopurine; a derivative of 6-mercaptopurine, used as a cytotoxic and immunosuppressive agent in organ transplantation and in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as hemolytic anemias, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and leukemias.
Source: Diseases Database

Azathioprine : immunosuppressive agent used in combination with cyclophosphamide and hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; possible carcinogen.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Azathioprine

Count: Azathioprine is listed as a: treatment for 28 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 2 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Azathioprine as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Azathioprine' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:







  • Lupus ... azathioprine (Imuran)





List of Diseases with Azathioprine as a Research Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Azathioprine' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:



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