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Imuran - Azathioprine - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions

Imuran, Azasan (azathioprine) drug information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Imuran and Azasan, generic drug name azathioprine, are disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and immunosuppressive agents used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other autoimmune diseases.
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What Are Cytotoxic Drugs?
Cytotoxic drugs, such as methotrexate, Cytoxan, and Imuran are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and some other rheumatic diseases. There are potentially serious side effects associated with these drugs, but methotrexate appears to have the best safety profile. Learn more about cytotoxic drugs.

Facts About DMARDs (Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs)
DMARDs, short for disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory types of arthritis.

Side Effects - Azathioprine (Imuran)
The common side effects of azathioprine (Imuran).

ACR Patient Education: Azathioprine (Imuran)
Azathioprine (Imuran) is an anti-inflammatory medication that is considered a disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD). Azathioprine is used to treat many inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), vasculitis and inflammatory bowel disease, from ACR.

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