Mercaptopurine

Active Ingredient(s): Mercaptopurine Anhydrous
FDA Approved: * February 11, 2004
Pharm Company: * PROMETHEUS LABS
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Mercaptopurine Overview

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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white round pill with 54 420

This pill is not ibuprophen 200mg. I looked it up because i had a similar looking pill, but this was white and on one side had the numbers 420 circled. There is a similar pill that is used in the treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, and chrones disease plus theres more uses for it. It is also white but has the number 54 on the top and 420 on the bottom of it all on one side if the pill the other side is just plain white, and nothing is circled on it ,it is called mercaptopurine 50mg , you do not want to take this pill thinking its ibuprophen you might experience some strange side effects such as dizziness, nausiousness, and sometimes head aches that can turn into migraines. ## Hey Carma king, I'm a little puzzled by your description where you mentioned that the white round pill with ...

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mercaptopurine 50 mg,how do they look like

round white tablet w/ a number 5510 on one side and 66 on the other side ## You're looking at the one side of the tablet upside down, the marking is actually intended to be 5510 93 and yes, it contains 50mgs of Mercaptopurine, which is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Common side effects may include: nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and fatigue. Learn more: Are there any questions or comments?

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white round pill with 54 on top and 420 on bottom ## I located the pill in description to be Mercaptopurine (50 mg). It is used to treat leukemia. It is also used for pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, polycythemia vera, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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round white pill ## I located the pill in description to be Mercaptopurine (50 mg). It is used to treat leukemia. It is also used for pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, polycythemia vera, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Mercaptopurine: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-4581 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-5510 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0378-3547 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 49349-606 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 49884-922 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc.
  • 54868-5282 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 62484-0020 Purixan 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Nova Laboratories, Ltd
  • 68084-325 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by American Health Packaging
  • 69076-913 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Quinn Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 69189-4581 Mercaptopurine 50 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Mercaptopurine Anhydrous or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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mercaptopurine 50 mg,how do they look like
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