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How effective is Imuran for Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)?

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Imuran (azathioprine) is for Lupus. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 25 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Imuran

Imuran (latest outcomes from 9,807 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Trend of imuran reports

Lupus

Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 12,502 patients) can be treated by Plaquenil, Prednisone, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Cellcept, Imuran, Methotrexate.

Trend of Lupus reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 25 people are studied for taking Imuran in Lupus




Imuran effectiveness for Lupus


Long term Imuran effectiveness for Lupus

Imuran effectiveness for Lupus (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall36934
Long term
(1+ years)
12424

Gender of people who take Imuran for Lupus * :

FemaleMale
Lupus100.00%0.00%

Age of people who take Imuran for Lupus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus0.00%0.00%4.00%16.00%12.00%32.00%24.00%12.00%

Who find Imuran more effective for Lupus?

Gender of people who find Imuran more effective * :

FemaleMale
Lupus100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Imuran more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%14.29%42.86%14.29%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Insulinoma, Pancreatic Abdominal Resection, Neuropathy - Facial, Neuropathy - Brachial Plexus, Neuropathy Peripheral, Muscle Cramps, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Aorto-duodenal Fistula, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Lupus, Posterior Spinal Fusion, Bone Degeneration, Osteoarthritis, Bradycardia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Islets Of Langerhans)
    SUPPORT GROUP IN UNITED STATES!!! Hi, the only support group that I've been able to find for people with insulinomas is located in the UK... just wondering if there is one in the US. I had pancreatic surgery to remove my first insulinoma in 2012, we're thinking there's another because I'm stil ...

  • Can a patient that takes prograf and imuran can also take black cohosh suplements ?
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Pre-menopause, and takes Imuran, Prograf)
    I am a kidney transplant patient, I had my transplant 4 years ago and because of my previous kidney function, now I have early menopause symptoms like, severe vaginal dryness, night sweats, low libido and so on... So i would like to know if i can take some of these herbs to help me out. Black Cohosh ...

  • What causes it? and why is it so painful?
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Lupus, Shoulder Pain, and takes Plaquenil, Diclofenac Potassium)
    I can lift my arm out in front of me but not out to the side!! The diclofenac doesn't seem to help. Any suggestions? Has anyone been on benlysta?

  • Does plaquenil fade lupis discoid lesions? does plaquenil cause you to lose your hair?
    (Asked by a 48 year old woman who has Lupus, and takes Plaquenil, Vitamin D, B Complex Vitamin, Biotin)
    I have had lupus discoid for 30+ years and no am experiencing them on my face. I want to know if plaquenil will help me.

  • I have pouchitis.is there any cure for it.antibiotics do not help.is there any chance that imuran will help or something else?help please!
    (Asked by a 23 year old man who has Frequent Bowel Movements, Bloody Diarrhea, Paina, Grumbling Intestines, Lose Weight, and takes Ciprofloxacin, Imuran, Metronidazole)
    Since I was 16 years old I strugle with Ulcerative Colitis.Year and a half ago my colon was removed.So, now I have J-pouch and it seems that colon removement caused severe pouchitis.When I use antibiotics it seems that everything is good,but when i stop using them ,everything gets even worse. I ...

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