Azathioprine Impurities

Azathioprine (AZA) is a medicine used to control and treat active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as well as to avoid kidney transplant rejection.

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Azathioprine Related Compound

Also used to treat Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH).

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FAQ

What is the mechanism of action of Azathioprine?

Azathioprine (AZA) is an immunosuppressive drug that inhibits deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), and protein production by acting as an antagonist of purine metabolism.

Is Azathioprine used to treat Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)?

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a chronic liver disease that generally lasts a lifetime. Autoimmune disease occurs when your immune system (your body’s protection against sickness) destroys your own cells. Azathioprine is a medication that aids in the treatment of this illness. To cure inflammation, it inhibits the body’s immune system.

Is azathioprine a steroid?

Azathioprine is sometimes known as a “steroid-sparing agent” or “immunomodulator.” It permits the steroid dose to be reduced and finally eliminated. Azathioprine is also used to treat patients with organ transplants, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriasis.