Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial

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Azathioprine Injection contains Azathioprine | belongs to Cytotoxic immunosuppressant

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Drug Strength: 50 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 vial

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How it works

Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial works by weakening the immune system to help your body accept the new kidney as if it were your own (in the case of an organ transplant) or to prevent further damage to your joints (in the case of rheumatoid arthritis).

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial

  • Fever with chills severe
  • Sore throat severe
  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Loss of appetite severe
  • Muscle and joint pain severe
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair rare

Uses of Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial

What is it prescribed for?

  • Kidney Transplantation

    Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial is used in kidney transplant patients to prevent transplant rejection.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis which is an inflammatory disease characerized by swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial .

  • Alkylating agents

    Not recommended in patients with rheumatoid arthritis previously treated with cyclophosphamide, chlorambucil.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Malignancy

    This medicine may increase the risk of lymphoma and other malignancies. Doctors should inform patients about these risks and advise the patient to prevent exposure of the sunlight by wearing protective clothes.

  • Blood cell count

    This medicine may lower the blood cell count and may lead to a condition severe bone marrow suppression. Close monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Any signs of decreased WBC and platelets should be informed to the doctor.

  • Serious infections

    The chances of occurring infections are more in the patients receiving this medicine. Hold the treatment and start with the broad-spectrum antibiotics if there are any signs and symptoms of fever. Close monitoring of the body temperature and the blood cell count is necessary.

  • Liver impairment

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with the liver impairment. The concentration of this medicine may increase in these patients. The baseline of the liver function tests should be obtained before starting the treatment.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors moderate
  • Live attenuated vaccines and related products severe

General Instructions

Take Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken after food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Azathioprine Injection 50 mg 1 Vial. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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