Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Azasan
  2. Imuran

Descriptions


Azathioprine is used to prevent rejection of a transplanted kidney. It belongs to the group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. Azathioprine will lower the body's natural immunity in patients who receive transplants to prevent rejection of the new kidney. It is also used to relieve joint pain and swelling for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet