Why use Imuran-50mg?
This is mainly used in kidney transplant. It is used for preventing the rejection of the immune system. Imuran is used for conditions such as Crohn’s disease and certain lupus. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease in the intestine with an ulcer. This is also used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis. It is a condition which it attacks the joint and causes pain. Imuran is used to treat swelling and loss of function of the joints. This is used when the other medication does not work. This is available in pack and sizes. Imuran 50mg is $22.89.
How does Imuran-50mg work?
The active ingredient of Imuran is Azathioprine. Imuran works by lowering the activity of the body. It lowers the immune system. Thus, prevents attacks to the transplanted organs. It also lowers attack of the joints. Imuran weakens the immune system for the body to accept the transplanted kidney. It also prevents further damage to the joints. The work of this medicine depends from one person to the other.
How to use Imuran-50mg?
The dosage of this medication depends on the medical condition. This is used as per prescription of the doctor. Take the exact dose as given by the doctor and avoid taking more doses. Imuran is taken after a meal or snacks. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Take the medicine at the same time each day. This will help you avoid missing a dose. Do not take two doses to make up the missed ones. Complete the prescribed duration of treatment. Inform your doctor before you will stop taking the medicine. In case of overdose, inform your doctor right away. The instructions are written in the product leaflet.
What are the side effects of Imuran-50mg?
The side effects of Imuran do not come very often. The major and minor side effects are:
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- Feeling unwell, infections
- Unusual weakness, loss of hair
- Bruising of bleeding
This guide is not the complete list of side effects. In severe or persistent side effects, inform your doctor right away.
Warnings and Precautions
- Do not take this drug if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Inform your doctor if you have hypertension, diabetes or heart disease
- Tell your doctor if you have liver and kidney diseases
- Do not take this if you have a history of cancer or severe infections
- This is to be stored in room temperature away from heat
- Keep this away from the reach of children