Imuran tablets for Crohn's disease 50 mg from Japan
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General information on Imuran tablets for Crohn's disease 50 mg from Japan
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Aspen Japan K.K., Japan
Active ingredient: azathioprine (chemical formula C9H7N7O2S).
Medical effect: azathioprine inhibits the development and growth of immunocompetent cells, blocks the cooperative immune response, and thus reduces the inflammatory process in Crohn’s disease.
Dosage and administration:
The dosage is prescribed by the consulting doctor and should be about 1-2 mg of the active substance per 1 kg of weight per day in adults and children. Do not exceed the dosage of 3 mg of the substance per 1 kg of weight per day.
Do not use for pregnant and lactating women. Use with caution in patients with renal and hepatic insufficiency. When used together with allopurinol, oxypurinol or thiopurinol, the dosage should be reduced by 4 times.
How effective are Imuran tablets for Crohn's disease 50 mg from Japan?
Japanese Imuran tablets from Crohn's disease 50 mg are one of the basic medications for achieving stable remission in patients with Crohn's disease. By inhibiting the body's immune response, the preparation effectively inhibits the inflammatory process. Studies show that after a year of treatment with azathioprine, most patients do not experience any symptoms of Crohn's disease and are thus in a state of deep remission (A. Timmer, P.H. Patton et al. Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2016 May 18; (5)).
Who can use tablets for Crohn's disease Imuran 50 mg from Japan?
Tablets for Crohn’s disease Imuran 50 mg from Japan are suitable for patients with mild and moderate form of Crohn’s disease who do not need surgical intervention, including children and the elderly people. Particular attention should be paid to this preparation in patients who cannot tolerate mesalazine or sulfasalazine, and in patients who require a second course of steroids. Azathioprine can be used together with mesalazine, the dosage should be adjusted by the consulting doctor.