Currently available in over 100 countries worldwide, Imuran
is indicated for the treatment of organ rejection in transplants.
The allegations by Vanda Lewis, Angela Gurr and Jill Elliott centre on their handling of Imuran
and its active ingredient Azathioprine, at the company's plant in Dartford, Kent.
I don't know if this will mean anything to you but I am on Imuran
75 mgs and five mgs Predrisolone.
With regard to safety and tolerability, azathioprine (GlaxoSmithKline/Prometheus Laboratories/UCB's Imuran
, Eisai's Imurek, generics) was chosen by the highest percentage of physicians while Remicade was selected by the highest percentage of MCOs.
1 Serious Adverse Events May Further Reduce Use of Imuran
(azathioprine) and intravenous immunoglobulins.
The women claim packing the Imuran
pills led to problems including miscarriages, birth defects and cancer, according to Reuters.
Prometheus Laboratories' Imuran
(azathioprine), PRO-PredictRx TPMT
While available clinical data and thought leader opinion indicate that the currently available therapies azathioprine (GlaxoSmithKline/Prometheus Laboratories/UCB's Imuran
, Eisai's Imurek, generics)and adalimumab (AbbVie/Eisai's Humira) and the emerging therapies golimumab (Janssen/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Simponi)and tofacitinib (Pfizer's Xeljanz) offer comparable or lower efficacy than sales-leading infliximab (Janssen/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade) on this attribute, Takeda's emerging agent vedolizumab has the potential to offer improvement in maintenance of remission, based on Phase III data.
This study is an important milestone in the development of this potentially life-saving technology," said Corinne Savill, PhD, Chief Operating Office at Britain-based Imuran
LTD, the Novartis Pharma AG company at the forefront of xenotransplantation research that conducted the study.
Hanauer and his team monitor Kantor's medications: Imuran
, an immunosuppressant, and prednisone, asteroid.
For medications generally dispensed through PBM services, the target medications will include: Imuran
, Nolvadex, Plavix, Tabloid, Tegretol, and Ziagen.
Azathioprine is marketed by Glaxo Wellcome as Imuran
and by Roxane Laboratories as a generic.