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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 9,803 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 42,156 patients) can be treated by Plaquenil, Prednisone, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Cellcept, Azathioprine, Methotrexate.
On Oct, 21, 2014: 25 people are studied for taking Imuran in Lupus
Imuran effectiveness for Lupus (number of people):
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I have lupus, I can't sleep, I have sjogren dry eyes, mouth, I have osteoarthritis everywhere, I have hypo thyriod so I take synthriod, I had a pulmonary embolism on my lungs so I take coumadin, I take other pills for the lupus like Imuran, Prednisone, and I just turned 54, I been diagnose with lupus snice 1990 I found out while pregnant with my third child. Is there anything I can do to stop biting my tongue, lip, jaw as much or all together. Please help Chiquita Moorehead
fairylights on Feb, 2, 2013:
I have very similar health problems to you, Sjogrens, Fibromyalgia, Osteo Arthritis, HBP, Previous Stroke(10yrs ago)...and i'm only 56...I suffer dreadfully with mouth swelling and pain, tmj etc and have been told i grind my teeth at night. I have been given a mouth/bite guard (same as retainer) for my bottom teeth and it works brilliantly :-). Ask your dentist to do one for you or see a maxillo facial consultant (i am in UK)..good luck and hope you find some relief soon.
From this study (2 years ago):
I have been going to the Dr. for swelling in breast, not painful until it gets really swollen. It only happens on the right breast, it's the only side I can sleep on because left leg swells and get tender if I sleep on my left side. Have had 2 mammograms in the last year, a biopsy and 2 sonograms, with no sign of cancer, but Dr. still doesn't know why the swelling.
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Recent studies of taking Imuran in Lupus on eHealthMe:
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