Imuran


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Noun1.Imuran - an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organImuran - an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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The antimetabolite, Imuran, was used and was similar to mercaptopurine, a drug with which some nurses might be familiar, then used to treat leukemia.
* Immunomodulators: Methotrexate (Rheumatrex), mercaptopurine (Purinethol), cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral), azathioprine (Azasan, Imuran), tacrolimus (Prograf)
Along with these, anti CD20 antibody, rituximab, Sandimmune, Danocrine, Imuran, Cytoxan, vincristine and other drugs are used as immune thrombocytopenia treatment.
Five weeks after the last cyclophosphamide pulse (cumulative dose 9 g), maintenance therapy was initiated with oral AZA (Imuran; Aspen Pharma Trading, Dublin, Ireland) 50 mg/day
'These brands include Zantac tablets and injection, Risperdal tablets, Concord tablets, Cefspan capsules and suspension, Fortum injections, Ciproxin tablets and infusion, Canesten-V tablets and cream, Caflam tablets, Zovirax injection, tablets and cream, Amikin injection, Imuran tablets, Neupogen injections, Prozac syrup, Engirex B injection, Cravit tablets, Singulair tablets and sachets, Cell Cept tablets, Losec infusion, Tamiflu capsules, Taxol injection, Eprex injection.
Drugs used include steroids, imuran, hydroxychloroquine, and chemotherapeutic agents such as cytoxan and methotrexate.
After treatment with azathioprine (100 mg/day, Imuran; Glaxosmithkline) and gradually tapered prednisolone (initial dose: 40 mg, Deltacortil; Pfizer), the patient improved clinically, and the symptoms, including weakness, abdominal pain, and arthralgia were all resolved.
* Immunomodulators, such as azathioprine (Imuran, Azasan) or 6-mercaptopurine (Purinethol, Purixan)
The patient has a history of immune hepatitis which had been stable for years, treated with Imuran. Her surveillance liver function tests have been within normal limits for a while and she did not need adjustments of her medications.
The Immune suppression of our experimental rabbits has been created by an admission of daily doses (20 mg/kg) of imuran solution for 15 days.