Imuran Drug Information
Available by prescription only, Imuran® (azathioprine) is a drug that is approved to:
- Be used along with other medications to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant
- Reduce the signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis.
Imuran comes in the form of a tablet and is generally taken once or twice a day. At this time, it is available in both brand-name and generic form.
Information your healthcare provider needs when prescribing Imuran includes a list of all other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription drugs and supplements, and any other medical conditions you have. In particular, let your healthcare provider know if you have any type of infection.
(For more information on this drug, click Imuran. This article gives a comprehensive overview of this medication, including a discussion on how it works, available strengths, overdose symptoms, and more.)