mercaptopurine


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mercaptopurine:

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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Author/Year/Title Confounders Effectiveness and Ulcerative colitis, adverse events of Mercaptopurine, azathioprine in Methyltransferase inflammatory bowel levels disease: 9-year follow-up study Guerra et al, 2014 Adverse effects of Ulcerative colitis azathioprine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Estrada et al, 2014 Azathioprine in the Ulcerative colitis elderly--Is it Methyltransferase tolerated and is it safe?
Febuxostat is contraindicated in patients being treated with azathioprine, mercaptopurine, or theophylline.
(13,15) Recently, mercaptopurine has been also implicated in inducing a secondary malignancy.
Analysis of thiopurine S-methyltransferase polymorphism in the population of Serbia and Montenegro and mercaptopurine therapy tolerance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
In addition, the injection of Tp (inducer of [alpha]2M production) into infected rats led to an increased parasitaemia that reached its peak on the seventh day post-treatment (19% [+ or -] SD), while inhibition of [alpha]2M production by mercaptopurine reduced the parasitaemia to 2-3% [+ or -] SD in the SI rats and to 23% [+ or -] SD in the CyI rats (Fig.
The investigation concerns Aspen's pricing practices for niche medicines containing the active pharmaceutical ingredients chlorambucil, melphalan, mercaptopurine, tioguanine and busulfan.
HSTCL has been reported in people treated with infliximab who also have been treated or were currently undergoing treatment with a thiopurine (azathioprine and mercaptopurine), according to the manufacturer.
Background & objectives: Mercaptopurine, azathioprine, and thioguanine, used as antineoplastic agents and immunosuppressants are catabolized by thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) enzyme, which exhibits genetic polymorphism.
First-Time Generics Introduced in 2004 * DOLLAR VOLUME DRUG COMPANY (in millions) Oxycodone HCI ER Teva $207.0 Bupropion HCI SR Watson 165.3 Glyburide/Metrofm Ivax 115.2 Burpropion HCI SR Eon 112.6 Gabapentin Greenstone 81.6 Carboplatin Sicor 75.0 Gabapentin Teva 65.1 Glyburide/Metrom Par 53.3 Gabapentin Alpharma 48.6 Mercaptopurine Par 31.0 * Excludes branded generics.
Nova Laboratories, a United Kingdom-based pharmaceutical company, has received approval from The European Medicines Agency (EMA) for in-use shelf life extension of up to 56 days for Xaluprine, a liquid form of mercaptopurine, according to reports yesterday.
However, febuxostat is contraindicated in patients who are taking azathioprine, mercaptopurine, and theophylline.
has been given clearance for mercaptopurine tablets USP, 50 mg.