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Azasan is given after a kidney transplant to help prevent the body from rejecting the new organ. This generic version of Imuran is also approved to help relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Possible side effects include nausea, infections, and vomiting. This medication comes as a tablet and is taken once or twice daily.
What Is Azasan?Azasan® (azathioprine) is a prescription medication approved for:
- Reducing the signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis
- Use in combination with other medications to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Azasan can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medicine will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Leukopenia (low levels of certain white blood cells called leukocytes)