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    Brand Name: AZAPIN

    Generic Name: Azathioprine

    Generic for Azapin* (Azathioprine) is an immunosuppressant used to prevent rejection of a kidney transplant. Generic for Azapin* works by lowering the body's immune system, which helps your body to accept the new kidney. This medicine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Azapin* used for?

Generic for Azapin* (Azathioprine) is an immunosuppressant used to prevent rejection of a kidney transplant. Generic for Azapin* works by lowering the body's immune system, which helps your body to accept the new kidney. This medicine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Azapin*?

The dosage of Generic for Azapin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Azapin* with food to reduce stomach upset.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Azapin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Azapin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Azapin*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Azapin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Azapin*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Azapin*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Azapin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Azapin* can interact with blood thinners and ACE inhibitors.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Azapin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Azapin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Azapin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Azapin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Azapin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Azapin* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hair loss, and loss of appetite. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Azapin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Azapin*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Azapin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Azapin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Azapin*?
How will Generic for Azapin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Azapin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Azapin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Azapin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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