Active Ingredient(s): Mercaptopurine, 6-MP
FDA Approved: * September 11, 1953
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Cancer

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 acute lymphocytic leukemia it is generally used with methotrexate.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include bone marro... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Purinethol 50 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 57844-522
Gate Pharmaceuticals
Purinethol 50 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 60763-601
Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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