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





Summary: 25 Imuran users have rated its effectiveness for Lupus.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Imuran (azathioprine) is for Lupus and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Imuran

Imuran has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Imuran 9,808 users)

Lupus

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

On Dec, 22, 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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  • Is there a support group in the us for people with insulinomas? (1 answer)
    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 still having problems with hypoglycemia... if anyone know anything, PLEASE CONTACT ME!!! :)
    I know there can't just be a support group here for FERRETS!!! people are kind of important... I hate this song, but "Don't worry, BE HAPPY" is okay, I guess... I'm trying to force it upon myself. Things will get BETTER!!!
  • Can a patient that takes prograf and imuran can also take black cohosh suplements ? (1 answer)
    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, Macafem, and wild yam.
  • What causes it? and why is it so painful? (1 answer)
    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? (1 answer)
    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! (1 answer)
    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 tried low dose of corticosteroides,colifoam but nothing seems to be working,so I am desperate.

    Now for a two and a half months I have been using Imuran(Azathioprine).Can you tell is it going to help me, or should I try something else.

    Please!Can somebody help me?

    Thank you in advance.

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    I have numerous health issues. Some I've lived with not realizing they were there. Others are caused by meds I've taken in the past or am still using now.

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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

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    fairylights on Feb, 2, 2013:

    Hi there,
    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.

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