mercaptopurine


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Synonyms for mercaptopurine

a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia

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lewisi in both splenectomised and Cy-treated rats, while inhibition of its production by mercaptopurine led to the development of a moderate disease.
Mercaptopurine pharmacogenetics: monogenie inheritance of erythrocyte thiopurine methyltransferase activity.
Altered mercaptopurine metabolism, toxic effects, and dosage requirement in a thiopurine methyltransferase-deficient child with acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Molecular diagnosis of thiopurine S-kmethyltransferase deficiency: genetic basis for azathioprine and mercaptopurine intolerance.
Possible implication of thiopurine Smethyltransferase in the occurrence of infectious episodes during maintenance therapy of acute leukemia with mercaptopurine.
leukemia is related to RBC methotrexate and mercaptopurine metabolites during maintenance chemotherapy.
Effect of methotrexate polyglutamates on thioguanine nucleotide concentrations during continuation therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia with mercaptopurine.
Kinetics of mercaptopurine and thioguanine nucleotides in renal transplant recipients during azathioprine treatment.
Mercaptopurine metabolism and risk of relapse in childhood lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Contract awarded for Fcia Mercaptopurine -Diazepam Cm / 2015
Patients were also allowed to continue on whatever other drugs they were receiving for their illness, and these included p-aminosalicylic acid-containing agents, steroids, mercaptopurine, azathioprine, and antibiotics.
Mercaptopurine (MP), [4] the analog of hypoxanthine, is an antileukemic agent widely used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) (1).
Altered mercaptopurine metabolism, toxic effects and dosage requirement in a thiopurine methyltransferase-deficient child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Patients with chronically active disease who appear to be "steroid dependent" may benefit from treatment with azathioprine or mercaptopurine in an effort to eliminate the use of corticosteroids.