Purixan 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 to...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Suspension: 20mg/ml
- Tablet: 50mg
NDC Database Records for Purixan: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 62484-0020 Purixan 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Nova Laboratories, Ltd
Other drugs which contain Mercaptopurine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)
- MERCAPTOPURINE Mercaptopurine Anhydrous4 discussions
- MERCAPTOPURINE, 6-MP
- PURINETHOL Mercaptopurine, 6-MP