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Aprin (Azathioprine) Drug Price and Information

Aprin is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of rejection kidney transplantation. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases. 

Aprin

  Tablet  
Aegis Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Azathioprine
 125.00
50mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Aprin (Azathioprine) from Aegis Pharmaceuticals

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    Drug Name : Azathioprine

    Azathioprine(Azasan and Imuran) generic Aprin is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of rejection kidney transplantation. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Aprin may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: PO- Rheumatoid arthritis Initial: 1 mg/kg/day for 6-8 wk. May adjust dose gradually to 2.5 mg/kg/day if needed.
    Prevention of rejection in organ and tissue transplantation -1-5 mg/kg/day.
    Auto-immune diseases -1-3 mg/kg/day.
    IV -Renal homotransplantation- Usual initial: 3-5 mg/kg/day beginning at the time of transplantation. Maintenance: 1-3 mg/kg/day.

    Side effects of Aprin

    Blood : Decreased white blood cells and platelets.

    Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

    Miscellaneous : Rash, hair loss, fever, joint pain, diarrhea, negative nitrogen balance and reversible interstitial lung inflammation.

    How to use Aprin?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

    When Should Aprin not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity, previous treatment with alkylating agents, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Aprin

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver problems, gout, any infection, anemia, bone marrow depression, any allergy, who are taking other medications and children.

    Avoid contact with people with infections.

    It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

    Patient may experience severe nausea and vomiting; if it so consult with your doctor.

    Patient may develop with increased risk of cancer; if you notice any unusual growth or tumor consult with your doctor immediately.

    Other Precautions for Aprin

    Monitor complete blood counts, liver function, and TPMT enzyme activity, while taking this medication.
    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Aprin

    Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container, keep away from children.


    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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