Mercaptopurine, 6-MP

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Mercaptopurine (6-MP), sold under the brand name Purinethol among others, is a medication used for cancer and autoimmune diseases.[1] Specifically it is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis.[1][2] For ALL it is generally used with methotrexate.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, liver to...

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Mercaptopurine, 6-MP
  • Suspension: 20mg/ml
  • Tablet: 50mg
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