Azathioprine

Azoalfa (Azathioprine) is a prodrug of 6-mercaptopurine. Azathioprine is used to treat inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and as an immunosuppressant. An effective immunosuppressant in treating pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigoid, eczematous disorders & actinic dermatitis and safer than steroids in long-term use.

Therapy Area: Immunomodulators
Form: Tablet
Packaging: 1x10 /strip

COMPOSITION:

Azathioprine 50 mg

MODE OF ACTION:

Azathioprine’s mechanism of action is not entirely understood but it may be related to inhibition of purine synthesis, along with inhibition of B and T cells, de novo pathway of purine synthesis, stops proliferation of T & B cells, 6-thioguanine triphosphate, a metabolite of azathioprine, modulates activation of rac1 when costimulated with CD28, inducing T cell apoptosis. This may be mediated through action on mitogen-activated protein kinase, NF-kappaB.

INDICATIONS

  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Inflammatory disorders

Dosage

1-3 mg/kg daily up to 8-12 weeks

Disclaimer:

This information is for registered medical practitioner only. Anyone other than medical practitioner should consult medical practitioner before using this product.

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