Purinethol OverviewMercaptopurine (also called 6-mercaptopurine, 6-MP or its brand name Purinethol) is an immunosuppressive drug. It is a thiopurine. Contents 1 Uses 2 Pharmacokinetics 2.1 Oral absorption 2.2 Distribution 2.3 Metabolism 2.3.1 Genetic polymorphism of TMPT and adverse reactions 2.4 Elimination 3 Mechanisms of action 4 Adverse reactions 5 Drug interactions 6 Precautions 7 References 8 External links Uses It is used to treat leukemia, pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,[citati...
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- Tablet: 50mg