azathioprine

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Synonyms for azathioprine

an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ

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Other drugs used for severe organ involvement include mycophenolate (CellCept) and azathioprine (Azasan).
A Cochrane systematic review identified 13 randomized controlled trials enrolling a combined 1022 patients with psoriatic arthritis randomly assigned to receive a DMARD--methotrexate, sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), azathioprine (Imuran/ Azasan), or etretinate (Tegison; no longer available in the US)--compared with placebo.
For treatment of lung fibrosis, some success has been reported with the use of an immunosuppressive drug such as cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), azathioprine (Azasan) or mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept).
Salix also markets XIFAXAN, VISICOL, OSMOPREP, AZASAN, ANUSOL-HC and PROCTOCORT.
Less commonly used is azathioprine (Imuran, Azasan).