Imuran (azathioprine) is a medication used in patients who have undergone a kidney transplant. Imuran is used to prevent organ rejection and is used in combination with other medications to allow kidney functions. This drug is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Azathioprine is an immunosuppressant that works by weakening the immune system.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Imuran include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of azathioprine.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Imuran?
If you miss a dose of Imuran, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Imuran?
Both Imuran and the generic alternative azathioprine are available in strengths of 25mg and 50mg.