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Product Title: Mercaptopurine
Generic Name:
Manufacturer: Cadila
Availability: in stock


50 mg
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25 Tablets $25.5$25.62 $0
50 Tablets $51$46.59 $4.41
75 Tablets $76.5$68.15 $8.35
100 Tablets $102$83.87 $18.13

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Known by its generic name Mercaptopurine and also called as 6-mercaptopurine or 6-MP, this drug has been used in the treatment acute lymphatic (lymphocytic, lymophoblastic) leukemia,Mercaptopurine with its brand name as Purinethol has displayed in vitro efficacious results with resistance to Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Some of the brand names of Mercaptopurine are Purinetone, Empurine and Mercapto. Mercaptopurine (Purinethol) is a thiopurine and is an immunosuppressive drug with ts chemical name as 6H-purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro-, monohydrate and it is an analogue of the purine bases of hypoxanthine and adenine.

Some of the side effects of Mercaptopurine may be displayed as:
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Nausea
Weakness/fatigue
Darkening of skin
Dizziness
Abdominal pain
Mouth ulcers
Shortness of breath
Miniscule red spots on skin
Yellow skin and/or eyes
Itching
Pancreatitis
Fever
Loss of hair
Sore throat
Bleeding of skin, nasal bleeding or blood in the urine
Tarry stools
Easy bruising Skin rash
Low platelet count
Swelling
Toxicity of bone marrow
Urination with pain
GI and Renal problems

Necessary precautions to adhere to while under Mercaptopurine (Purinethol) treatment:
The doctor should be consulted before taking vaccinations and immunizations. Patients taking Mercaptopurineare susceptible and vulnerable and hence should avoid people who have recently taken oral polio vaccine.Mercaptopurine is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women. Being hepatoxic with bone suppression characteristics, Mercaptopurine (Purinethol) requires to be monitored closely with lab tests. Patients should tell their doctors if they are allergic to Mercaptopurine or any of its components.Mercaptopurine (Purinethol) should be taken only under the supervision of a physician and should be reported if vomiting, jaundice sore throat nausea bleeding, local infection or symptoms of anemia is experienced.

Indications:
Mercaptopurine has been used mostly in the treatment ofacute lymphatic (lymphocytic, lymophoblastic) leukemia, various subtypes of ALL, the function of stem cell transplantation in ALL. This drug is also used in Central nervous system (CNS) prophylaxis, relapse treatment and in supportive care.

Dosage: 
Varying from patient to patient, Mercaptopurine(Purinethol) can be prescribed as a single dose ranging from 1.5 to 2.5 mg/kg/day.This may be increased to after 4 weeks to 5 mg/kg/day. The dosage may be reduced in case of renal impairment and by 75% if accompanied by allopurinol administration.
  • Title:Mercaptopurine
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  • Manufacturer:Cadila
  • Availability: In Stock