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Review: could Azathioprine cause Drug resistance?

Summary: Drug resistance could be caused by Azathioprine, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Prednisolone, and have Pemphigus.

We study 14,213 people who have side effects while taking Azathioprine from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Drug resistance. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug resistance and more.

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Azathioprine

Azathioprine (latest outcomes from 14,394 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Drug resistance

Drug resistance (reduction in effectiveness of a drug) (latest reports from 7,968 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, hepatitis b, human immunodeficiency virus transmission, gastrointestinal stromal tumour, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 3, 2014: 14,192 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 41 people (0.29%) have Drug Resistance. They amount to 0.52% of all the 7,906 people who have Drug Resistance.

Trend of Drug resistance in Azathioprine reports

Time on Azathioprine when people have Drug resistance * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug resistance0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug resistance when taking Azathioprine * :

FemaleMale
Drug resistance40.48%59.52%

Age of people who have Drug resistance when taking Azathioprine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug resistance0.00%0.00%4.88%34.15%12.20%14.63%24.39%9.76%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pemphigus (14 people, 34.15%)
  2. Crohn's disease (6 people, 14.63%)
  3. Autoimmune hepatitis (6 people, 14.63%)
  4. Renal transplant (4 people, 9.76%)
  5. Heart transplant (3 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisolone (21 people, 51.22%)
  2. Mycophenolic acid (14 people, 34.15%)
  3. Cyclosporine (13 people, 31.71%)
  4. Mycophenolate mofetil (9 people, 21.95%)
  5. Rituximab (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • semi numbness in the toes.
    some weight gain

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Prednisolone certainly works, waiting to find out about the azathioprine. But am having to get up for the loo several times during the night and am a bit concerned.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • It has taken over 7 months to recover with blood levels. Also platelets have dropped to 80"s over the last year and continue to remian under 100.

    Reply

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