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Why use Azathioprine Tablets?
Azathioprine is an immunosuppressive used for treating a variety of autoimmune diseases. It works by lowering immune system function.
How to use Azathioprine Tablets?
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
How does Azathioprine Tablets work?
How is Azathioprine Tablets sold?
Sold in single, 50 mg tablets.
What special precautions are there when using Azathioprine Tablets?
Pet owners should exercise caution when handling this medication, like wearing gloves, as it can be absorbed through the skin. Use azathioprine with caution in animals with pancreatic or liver disease. Do not use in pregnant or breeding animals or in those who are allergic to azathioprine. This medication suppresses the immune system which may make your pet more prone to infections.
What are the side effects of Azathioprine Tablets?
Side effects in dogs may include vomiting, diarrhea, lack of appetite, bone marrow suppression leading to decreased red and white blood cells, pancreatitis, and liver toxicity. Side effects in cats may include bone marrow suppression.
This short-acting medication should stop working within 24 hours, although effects can be longer in pets with liver or kidney disease.
What to do in case of overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital
How can you store Azathioprine Tablets?
Store at room temperature.