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Azathioprine is a drug used to suppress the immune system in pets with autoimmune conditions. In dogs, Azathioprine is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, immune-mediated anemia, colitis, skin disease, and Myasthenia Gravis.
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Treats autoimmune diseases by suppressing the pet's normal immunity
Treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Easy to administer tablet
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Azathioprine is an immunosuppressive drug normally used to treat autoimmune diseases. Specifically, it treats conditions involving the skin, blood, or multiple body systems. Azathioprine effectively treats hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, arthritis, chronic liver inflammation, inflammatory bowel diseases, and myasthenia gravis.
You will notice positive responses in your pet in about three to six weeks. If your pet suffers from one of these autoimmune conditions or from Inflammatory Bowel Disease, this medication will help keep your pet healthy. Rest easy knowing that with Azathioprine, you can care for your pet in exactly the way they need.
Side Effects and Warnings
Side effects of azathioprine include suppression of bone marrow which may cause anemia, pale gums, weakness, lethargy, bruising, and increased risk for infection due to decreased white blood cells. Other side effects may include vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, pancreatitis and jaundice.
50mg per tablet
Store at room temperature, away from moisture and light.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
Azathioprine should be given with food.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by 1
Rated 5 out of 5 my k9 has done very well with this product
My dog Irko, has been on this product for over a year now. He has Addisons disease and IBD. This drug has done its job for him.
Thanks*This is a prescription item
October 30, 2005