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Azoran 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Azoran 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 225.66
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Azoran 50 MG Description

Azoran tablet is an immunosuppressant medicine. It reduces the strength of the immune system. It is used in the treatment of organ transplants and a few autoimmune diseases. This medicine contains azathioprine as its active substance. You must use contraceptive methods during and for up to 3 months after you have finished taking Azoran tablet. You should take this medicine for the prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Avoid using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. During treatment, avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing, and use protective sunscreen with a high protection factor. Before starting the treatment with Azoran tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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ContainsAzathioprine(50.0 Mg)
UsesImmunosuppressant
Side effectsAllergic reactions, diarrhoea, reduction in the platelet count
TherapyIMMUNOSUPPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Azoran 50 MG

  • Azoran tablet is used in the management of organ transplantation. It helps the body to accept a transplanted organ like kidney, liver, heart, lung or pancreas.
  • It is also useful in some autoimmune diseases including severe inflammatory diseases of the skin, liver, arteries and blood disorders.
contraindications

Contraindications of Azoran 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to azathioprine or any other ingredients of Azoran tablet.
  • If you have a severe infection.
  • If you have severe liver disease or severe bone marrow disease.
  • If you have inflammation of the pancreas.
  • If you need or are going to have a vaccination containing a living virus or bacteria, such as BCG, smallpox or yellow fever vaccine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Azoran 50 MG

  • Reduction in the platelet count
  • Frequent onset of infections (bacterial, viral and fungal)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling and infection in the pancreas
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Azoran 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Azoran tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can pass into the blood of the baby and adversely affect your baby. Hence, it is advisable to not use this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. You must use contraceptive methods while taking these tablets and for up to 3 months after you have finished taking them. Discussed with your doctor about suitable methods of contraception. Women using intrauterine devices (IUDs) should use additional contraceptive methods while taking Azoran tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Azoran tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Azoran tablet may pass into the breastmilk and adversely affect your baby so It is advisable to consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are breastfeeding your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Azoran tablet?
A:
Azoran tablet may cause dizziness, tiredness or sickness. Any of these side effects would reduce your ability to react. Hence, do not drive or use machinery if you are taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Azoran tablet?
A:
Chances of dizziness increases if you take this medicine with alcohol. Even alcohol adds on the side effects related to the liver with concomitant use of this medicine. Hence, avoid using this medicine with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver or kidney disease
  • You have a condition where your body produces too little of a natural chemical called thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT).
  • You have an infection for which you have not yet received any treatment.
  • You are going to have an operation (this is because medicines including tubocurarine, pancuronium or succinylcholine used as muscle relaxants during operations may interact with Azathioprine).
  • You have a rare genetic disorder called 'Lesch-Nyhan syndrome'.
  • Chances of skin cancer increases if you are receiving azathioprine, so avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing and use protective sunscreen with a high protection factor.
  • Treatment with Azathioprine increases your risk of getting a specific type of cancer called a lymphoproliferative disorder. With a treatment regimen containing multiple immunosuppressants (including t...
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  • A combination of multiple immunosuppressants medicines, given concomitantly increases the risk of disorders of the lymph system due to viral infection.
  • Increased chances of developing a serious condition called Macrophage Activation Syndrome (excessive activation of white blood cells associated with inflammation), which usually occurs in people who h...
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  • Your doctor may advise frequent blood tests and follow up visits during treatment to adjust the dose accordingly.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Azoran 50 MG

  • Take Azoran tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Azoran 50 MG

  • Keep Azoran tablet out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Store below 30°C in the original package.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Azoran 50 MG

  • Azoran 50mg table is used to treat various medical conditions, including autoimmune diseases, and to prevent organ transplant rejection.
  • Take this tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor.
  • It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Before starting the treatment with the Azoran 5omg tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
  • During treatment, avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing, and use protective sunscreen with a high protection factor.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Azoran 50mg Tablet, as it may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any underlying medical conditions, such as liver or kidney problems, before taking this medication.
dosage

Dosage of Azoran 50 MG

Overdose

You may get a sore throat, fever or infection, bleeding and bone marrow suppression as symptoms of overdose of Azoran tablet. Seek immediate medical attention if you taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

In case you've missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Mode of Action of Azoran 50 MG

How Does It Work?

When the body receives a transplanted organ, being a foreign organ, the body activates its immune mechanism and tries to reject it. Immunosuppressant medicine inactivates this immune system and helps ...
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interactions

Interactions of Azoran 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Azoran tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for gout, immunosuppressant medicines, blood thinner medicines, water pills, antacids and live virus vaccines.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Azoran tablet a steroid?

A: No, Azoran contains a medicine called azathioprine, which is an immunosuppressant (reduce the strength of your immune system).

Q: When to stop Azoran?

A: You should never stop this medicine before doctors advise. Sudden discontinuation may increase the symptoms. your doctor may advise frequent blood tests and follow-up visits. After careful examination, he may gradually stop this medicine.

Q: How to use Azoran?

  • Take Azoran tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Azoran tablet used for?

A: Azoran tablet is used in the management of organ transplantation. It helps the body to accept a transplanted organ like kidney, liver, heart, lung or pancreas. It is also useful in some autoimmune diseases including severe inflammatory diseases of the skin, liver, arteries and blood disorders.

Q: What are the side effects of Azoran tablet?

A: Mild nausea and low white blood cell level in your blood tests are a few common side effects of Azoran that can be seen during the treatment. However, these symptoms are mild and go away with time.

Q: Does Azoran cause itching?

A: There are no reported incidences of itching with the use of Azoran tablet. However, if you experience persistent itching during treatment with this medicine, please talk to your doctor.

Q: Can Azoran be taken with milk?

A: Azoran tablet should not be taken with milk or dairy products since it can lead to decreased levels of a substance called 6–mercaptopurine in the body.
Last Updated on: 4 May 2023 | 4:17 PM (IST)

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