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Azathioprine
Indications
Erythematosus; nephrotic syndrome management of other immunologic diseases including myasthenia gravis, pemphigoid and pemphigus; systemic dermatomyositis, glomerulonephritis, chronic active hepatitis among others.
Dose/Application
Prophylaxis of organ transplant rejection: Oral / parenteral dose - Initially 3-5 mg / kg or 120 mg / M2 /day, 1-3 days before surgery. The dose is adjusted accordingly to maintain the graft without causing toxicity. Maintenance dose: 1- 3 mg / kg. Rheumatoid arthritis and other immuno- logic conditions: Initially 1 mg / kg / day and then increased by 0.5 mg / kg / day after 6-8 wks. The dose is then increased every 4wks up to a maximum of 2.5 mg / kg / day. Consult specialist literature for further infor- mation.
Mode of action
Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Imuran tabs 50 mg 100 KES12,104.60
Azoran. tabs 50mg 100 KES1154.00
Azathioprine, by Metro tabs 50mg 56 KES600.00
Azioprin. tabs 50mg 60 KES630.00
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