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 Medical uses 2 Mechanisms of action 3 Adverse reactions 3.1 Pharmacogenetics 4 Drug interactions 5 Precautions 6 Synthesis 7 See also 8 References 9 External links Medical uses It is used to treat leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in children,[citation needed] polycythemia vera,[3] psoriatic arthritis,[4] and inflammatory bowel disea...

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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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