Azathioprine Powder For Solution For Injection 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Azathioprine: Powder for solution for injection (100mg)

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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. The injection is given only when the medicine can not be taken by mouth.

In-Depth Information

Azathioprine Sodium 100mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 553900600
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Kidney Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Azathioprine Sodium 100mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Azathioprine Sodium 100mg Powder for Injection

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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