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AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

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EAST WEST PHARMA

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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About AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S belongs to the class of medicine called 'immunosuppressant' that helps to reduce the pain/inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis conditions and keep the immune system from attacking new transplant organs like kidney. Besides this, it also treats pain and inflammation in gastrointestinal issues like Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, for patients who have undergone a kidney transplant. 

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S contains 'Azathioprine' that works by reducing the function of the cells, causing inflammation especially in the joint tissues thereby decreasing pain, inflammation, and slowing down the joint damage and disease progression over time. Besides this, after an organ transplant, your body will try to attack the new organ as it sees it as foreign. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S helps stop your body from rejecting a new organ by suppressing your immune system. 

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S contains Azathioprine available in tablet form, and injection. The tablet form of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not break, or chew the tablet. A healthcare professional will administer the injection form of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S; do not self-administer. You are advised to take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea, unusual fatigue, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, increase in liver enzymes, lowered resistance to infections, tingling sensation, stomach pain, leukopenia (decreased number of white blood cells), and sore throat. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat your condition effectually, continue taking AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed. To avoid recurring symptoms, do not stop it midway. Do not take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should not be taken by breastfeeding mothers as it passes into breast milk. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should not be given to children as safety and efficacy have not been established. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S may make you more susceptible to infections; consult your doctor if you develop any signs of severe conditions such as fever, sore throat, breathlessness, jaundice, unexplained bleeding, or bruising. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing, and use protective sunscreen with a high protection factor while using AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S. While taking AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox, or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses. Your doctor may advise you to undergo regular blood tests, kidney and liver tests to monitor your condition. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medicines to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.

 

Uses of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

Rheumatoid arthritis, Immunosuppressant therapy after kidney transplant

Directions for Use

Oral: Based on your medical condition, your doctor will prescribe for how long you need to take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S. Take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S exactly as prescribed by the doctor. The tablet form of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not break, or chew the tablet.Injection: The injection form of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

Like all medicines, AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea, unusual fatigue, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, increase in liver enzymes, lowered resistance to infections, tingling sensation, stomach pain, leukopenia (decreased number of white blood cells), and sore throat are the common side-effects of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S if you are allergic to any immunosuppressant medicines or Azathioprine. Let your doctor know before using AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S if you have liver or kidney problems, serious blood disorders, immune system problems, bone marrow problems, serious infections, immunodeficiency syndrome, or if you have a condition where your body produces too little of a natural chemical called thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT), received any vaccinations. Do not take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S is a Pregnancy category risk D medicines which can cause serious congenital disabilities to the unborn baby. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should not be taken by breastfeeding mothers as it passes into breast milk. While taking AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox, or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S causes dizziness and drowsiness, so drive with caution. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S should not be given to children as safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S as it could lead to increased dizziness. Your doctor may advise you to undergo regular blood tests, kidney and liver tests to monitor your condition. Using AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S for a long time can increase your chance of getting certain types of cancer, such as lymphoma (cancer of the spleen, thymus gland, and bone marrow), leukaemia (blood cancer), and skin cancer. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, wear protective clothing, and use protective sunscreen with a high protection factor while using AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S. It could lead to increased dizziness and drowsiness.

  • Pregnancy

    AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S is a Category D pregnancy drug that is not recommended for pregnant women or given only when strictly guidance of the doctor as there is no clinical data available on use in pregnant women.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is not recommended to take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S while you are breastfeeding. AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S passes into breast milk.

  • Driving

    AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and tiredness; do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

  • Liver

    Take AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S only after the doctor's prescription, especially if you are dealing with Liver diseases/conditions as your doctor may adjust the dose as required.

  • Kidney

    Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment before taking AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S.

Other Information (AZA0048)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S causes leukopenia (decreased number of white blood cells) and hence may make you more susceptible to infections. Consult your doctor if you develop any signs of infections such as fever, sore throat, breathlessness, jaundice, unexplained bleeding, or bruising.

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S acts as an immunosuppressant, which helps in reducing inflammation and prevents joint stiffness, thereby provides relief from rheumatoid arthritis.

If you miss a dose of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience excess diarrhoea consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S is a Category D pregnancy drug that is not recommended for pregnant women or given only when strictly guidance of the doctor as there is no clinical data available on use in pregnant women.

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AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

AZARID 50MG TABLET 10'S

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