What are the side effects of Imuran?

Posted on Sat, 2 May 2015 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Could Imuran, taken for eighteen years as a suppressant after Autoimmune Hepatitis cause kidney disease?
Answered by Dr. Baranidharan Kuselan 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No. Long term Imuran does not cause kidney disease

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,
Thanks for using HCM.
No. Long term use of imuran does not cause kidney disease.
Long term Imuran causes only blood related issues like low blood cell count.

I hope that answers your query.
Let me know if you have any more questions.


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