Azasan Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Azasan: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Azasan 100mg Tab
Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valeant
Pill Identification: Z  |  100mg

What is this Medicine?

AZATHIOPRINE (ay za THYE oh preen) suppresses the immune system. It is used to prevent organ rejection after a transplant. It is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Imuran: Oral tablet (50mg)
Similar Generic Drugs : Azathioprine: Oral tablet (50mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Azasan: Oral tablet(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Azasan 100mg Tablet

NDC: 656490241
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Kidney Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Behcet's Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Myasthenia Gravis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Crohn's Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Polymyositis, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Lupus Nephritis, Psoriasis, Dermatomyositis, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Atopic Dermatitis, Ulcerative Colitis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in a dry place
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Azasan 100mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_3838.JPG
Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valeant
Pill Identification: Z  |  100mg
Shape: diamond
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Azasan 100mg Tablet

Infection Incidence:
<20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Secondary Malignancy Incidence:
0.5-2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
5.3-16.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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