Purinethol OverviewMercaptopurine (6-MP), sold under the brand name Purinethol among others, is a medication used for cancer and autoimmune diseases. Specifically it is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. For ALL it is generally used with methotrexate. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, liver toxicity, vomiting, and loss of appetite. Other serious side effects include an incre...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Suspension: 20mg/ml
- Tablet: 50mg
NDC Database Records for Purinethol: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 57844-522 Purinethol 50 mg Oral Tablet by Gate Pharmaceuticals