Review: Imuran and Zenpep
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Imuran and Zenpep. It is created by eHealthMe based on 15 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Imuran (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, autoimmune hepatitis, colitis, croup
Zenpep (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of pancrelipase (amylase;lipase;protease).
On Oct, 21, 2013: 15 people who reported to have interactions when taking Imuran, Zenpep are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Imuran (azathioprine)
- Zenpep (pancrelipase (amylase;lipase;protease))
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Imuran, Zenpep:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Foetal Growth Restriction (poor growth of a baby while in the mother's womb during pregnancy)||5|
|2||Anaemia (lack of blood)||3|
|3||Maternal Exposure Timing Unspecified (unconfirmed use by mother)||3|
|4||Nephrolithiasis (calculi in the kidneys)||2|
|7||Therapeutic Response Decreased (less preventive response)||2|
|8||Complications Of Transplanted Kidney||1|
|9||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1|
|10||Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Imuran, Zenpep:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Crohn's disease
- Renal failure chronic
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By stormy649: Is the a correlation with mycobacterium and myasthena gravis?
(for a 68 year old man who has Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy Peripheral, and takes Imuran, Pyridostigmine Bromide)
I was exposed to a leper colony for about five months while in Vietnam. Many of the lepers died with open wounds and I actually wore some of their beads and trinkets around my neck. I slept on their beds and drank from their water source. Out of the clear blue almost 40 years later with no indicat ...
(Number of patients like stormy649: 385)
- By janey: I have a 20cm hiatal hernia needing surgery could azathrioprine tablets cause it?
(for a 50 year old woman who has Crohns Disease And A Large Hiatus Hernia, and takes Imuran)
been taking azathrioprine tabl 50mg 3 times daily for several years
(Number of patients like janey: 148)
- By Richard: I am taking dexamethasone - i think it is giving me diarrhoea has anyone had similar experience? i have cll and find this happens when the dose is upped.
(for a 81 year old man who has Chronic Lymphostatic Leukemia, and takes Dexamethasone, Creon)
I have CLL and have had several goes of severe pneumonia over past 2 years. Have now been put on Dexamethasone. I was taking 2mm daily, I was put up to 8mm short term, and seem to have moved into bouts of diarrhoea which don't last long but are severe. Now we seem to be linking this with times when ...
(Number of patients like Richard: 147)
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- By Tonya2247: I got pneumonia while taking topamax, obvious correlation
(for a 44 year old woman who has Plantar Fasciitis, Trigger Finger, Anemia - B12 Deficiency, Anemia, Malabsorption, Gastric Bypass, Osteopenia, Chronic Pancreatitis, Depression, and takes Klonopin, Ambien Cr, Prilosec Otc, Zenpep, Calcium, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Job's-tears, Vitamin B12, Zofran, Zantac, Zyrtec, Doxycycline Hyclate, Reclast, Venofer, Neurontin, Buspar, Effexor, Dilaudid)
I do not take all the medicines above all the time but I am using an implanted pump giving me less than 2mg of dilaudid per day, 75 mg effexor daily and usually buspar. Dr prescribed topamax within 4 days I was hospitalized with Pneumonia, stayed a week came home a week had a clear chest x ray and ...
(Number of patients like Tonya2247: 13,888)
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On eHealthMe, Imuran (azathioprine) is often used to treat crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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