"Azathioprine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An immunosuppressive agent used in combination with cyclophosphamide and hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), this substance has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Azathioprine" by people in Profiles.
Managing acute and recurrent idiopathic pericarditis. JAAPA. 2020 Jan; 33(1):16-22.
Treatment of Adults with Idiopathic Recurrent Pericarditis: Novel Use of Immunotherapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 03; 37(3):305-318.
The use of tacrolimus in refractory autoimmune hepatitis in children and adults: a single center experience. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 02; 52(2):157-158.
A case report of warfarin resistance due to azathioprine and review of the literature. Pharmacotherapy. 2001 Mar; 21(3):355-7.
How many endomyocardial biopsies are necessary in the first year after heart transplantation? Transpl Int. 1996; 9(3):243-7.
Induction therapy with cyclosporine without cytolytic agents results in a low incidence of acute rejection without significant renal impairment in heart transplant patients. Clin Transplant. 1995 Aug; 9(4):334-9.
Incidence and etiology of hepatic dysfunction in heart transplant recipients receiving a cyclosporine-based triple immunosuppressive therapy. Transplant Proc. 1994 Oct; 26(5):2654.
Specific intravenous carbohydrate therapy. A new concept in inhibiting antibody-mediated rejection--experience with ABO-incompatible cardiac allografting in the baboon. Transplantation. 1993 Oct; 56(4):769-77.
Pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus treated with immunosuppressive drugs. J Rheumatol. 1993 Jul; 20(7):1152-7.
Drug therapy of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: predictors of response to prednisone, azathioprine, and methotrexate and a comparison of their efficacy. Am J Med. 1993 Apr; 94(4):379-87.