Azathioprine – Oral

Why do I need this medicine?

Azathioprine is used on its own or together with other medicines to prevent the rejection of organ or tissue after transplant.

This medicine may also be used to manage the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (joint pain and swelling disorder).

Azathioprine may be used to treat other conditions as decided by your doctor.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Azathioprine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

You may take this medicine with or without food. Taking it with food or after meal may reduce stomach discomfort. Try to take it at the same time each day.

Azathioprine must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.