azathioprine


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azathioprine:

see metabolitemetabolite,
organic compound that is a starting material in, an intermediate in, or an end product of metabolism. Starting materials are substances, usually small and of simple structure, absorbed by the organism as food. These include the vitamins and essential amino acids.
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Azathioprine and 6-mercatopurine (6-MP) are effective treatments for inflammatory bowel disease.
The short duration of diabetes research opportunities for Oxidative damage in mice did not develop type II diabetes, especially the long-term effect, On the other hand, according to some studies, after taking some poison [7], or drugs such as azathioprine [3], MDA in blood or tissue, is increased [18].
7 Like azathioprine, there are known genetic polymorphisms in this metabolic pathway that might have an impact on GI tolerance or other side effects.
The NAC and matching placebo treatments were donated by Zambon; study funds were used to purchase the prednisone, azathioprine, and matching placebos.
Addressing these concerns, we recently conducted a meta-analysis of studies of women treated with azathioprine, and to a lesser extent, 6-MP, during pregnancy.
The topline primary endpoint results for the trial indicate that CellCept[R] was highly statistically significantly superior to azathioprine in delaying the time to treatment failure.
The results provide new insights into the benefits of starting REMICADE alone or in combination with azathioprine -- earlier in the treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease.
Researchers found that 57 percent of patients who received combination therapy with infliximab and azathioprine achieved steroid-free remission after 26 weeks.
Azathioprine for long-term maintenance of remission in autoimmune hepatitis.
IBD is commonly treated with immunomodulators such as 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) and its prodrug, azathioprine (AZA).
Enbrel, Humira (adalimumab), Kineret (anakinra), Remicade (infliximab), methotrexate, azathioprine, and Celebrex are among them.
Doctors in the North-East have discovered that the medication azathioprine ( created in the 1960s and still used to prevent rejection of transplanted kidneys ( also helps clear up severe cases of the irritating skin problem.