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Purinethol

Active Ingredient(s): Mercaptopurine, 6-MP
FDA Approved: September 11, 1953
Pharm Company: TEVA
Category: Cancer



Purinethol Overview

Mercaptopurine (also called 6-mercaptopurine, 6-MP or its brand name Purinethol[1]) is an immunosuppressive drug. It is a thiopurine.[2] Contents 1 Uses 2 Mechanisms of action 3 Adverse reactions 4 Drug interactions 5 Precautions 6 Synthesis 7 References 8 External links Uses It is used to treat leukemia, pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,[citation needed] polycythemia vera,[3] psoriatic arthritis,[4] and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).[...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercaptopurine

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mercaptopurine, 6-MP
  • Suspension: 20mg/ml
  • Tablet: 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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