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Review: Methotrexate Preservative Free and Azasan

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Methotrexate Preservative Free and Azasan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 586 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Methotrexate preservative free (what 153 Methotrexate Preservative Free users reported?) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Azasan (what 118 Azasan users reported?) has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is used in autoimmune hepatitis.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 585 people who take Methotrexate Preservative Free, Azasan are studied

Methotrexate Preservative Free, Azasan outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Methotrexate Preservative Free (methotrexate sodium)
- Azasan (azathioprine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Methotrexate Preservative Free is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Azasan is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Colon CancerLiver DisorderLeukopeniaRenal FailureOvarian Epithelial CancerOvarian Epithelial CancerPancreatitis AcuteDiarrhoea
PainHeadacheSquamous Cell Carcinoma Of SkinArthralgiaDrug IneffectiveDiarrhoeaHepatic CirrhosisFatigue
DiarrhoeaUrticariaMouth UlcerationPleural EffusionPneumonia AspirationBlood Pressure IncreasedAutoimmune HepatitisPain
NauseaPancreatitisProgressive Multifocal LeukoencephalopathyArthritisProgressive Multifocal LeukoencephalopathyInjuryLactose IntoleranceNausea
VomitingRetinal DisorderJoint SwellingDeathBasal Cell CarcinomaDeathDiarrhoeaOedema Peripheral
SurgeryArthralgiaNeutropeniaRenal Failure ChronicHerpes ZosterWeight DecreasedAscitesFoot Fracture
Treatment FailureVisual DisturbanceSkin CancerHypotensionPain NosGammopathyHepatitis ToxicPyrexia
SomnolenceRenal DisorderPneumonia AspirationLivedo ReticularisChest PainFallChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseMouth Ulceration
SynovitisLeukocytoclastic VasculitisGranulocytopeniaIleusFatigue - ChronicPleural EffusionPancreatitisAnaemia
Pulse AbnormalEye PainDrug IneffectiveRectal HaemorrhageConstipationPericarditisAbdominal PainPleural Effusion

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Methotrexate Preservative Free is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Azasan is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FatigueColon Cancer
Oedema PeripheralDrug Ineffective
Mouth UlcerationAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Foot FractureGraft Versus Host Disease
AnaemiaAspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Renal FailurePleural Effusion
Pleural EffusionRectal Haemorrhage

Drug effectiveness by age :

Methotrexate Preservative Free is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 22 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Azasan is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 22 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Delayed Fontanelle ClosureHistiocytosis HaematophagicPyrexiaLiver DisorderDiarrhoeaMouth UlcerationPleural EffusionCough
SepsisImmunosuppressionMyalgiaConvulsionVomitingArthralgiaMouth UlcerationDyspnoea
HypertensionParvovirus InfectionUrinary Tract Infection EnterococcalIntestinal PerforationNauseaHeadacheOedema PeripheralCondition Aggravated
Erythema InfectiosumNormochromic Normocytic AnaemiaArthralgiaHeadacheFatigueFoot FractureErythema
Parvovirus B19 Serology PositiveHaemoglobin DecreasedCondition AggravatedCrohn's DiseasePainSinusitisArthralgia
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedRed Cell AplasiaWeight DecreasedPancytopeniaPyrexiaSepsisAbdominal Pain
Haematocrit DecreasedAlpha Haemolytic Streptococcal InfectionOvarian InfectionPyrexiaFallFatigueChest Pain
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedEscherichia Urinary Tract InfectionHypertensionHeart Rate IncreasedFoot FractureOsteoarthritisColon Cancer
Haemoglobin DecreasedObesityIntestinal ObstructionInfusion Site RashHypokalaemiaStomatitisFatigue
Blood Urea IncreasedOsteoporosis NosDiarrhoeaDrug IneffectiveMyalgiaDiarrhoeaFall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Methotrexate Preservative Free (methotrexate sodium) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Azasan (azathioprine) is often used to treat autoimmune hepatitis. 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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