Review: could Azathioprine cause Drug resistance?
We study 14,224 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 (latest outcomes from 14,413 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Drug resistance (reduction in effectiveness of a drug) (latest reports from 8,054 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, hepatitis b, human immunodeficiency virus transmission, gastrointestinal stromal tumour, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 14,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 41 people (0.29%) have Drug Resistance. They amount to 0.51% of all the 8,054 people who have Drug Resistance on eHealthMe.
Time on Azathioprine when people have Drug resistance * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug resistance||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug resistance when taking Azathioprine * :
|Drug resistance||40.48%||59.52% |
Age of people who have Drug resistance when taking Azathioprine * :
|Drug resistance||0.00%||0.00%||4.88%||34.15%||12.20%||14.63%||24.39%||9.76% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pemphigus (14 people, 34.15%)
- Crohn's disease (6 people, 14.63%)
- Autoimmune hepatitis (6 people, 14.63%)
- Renal transplant (4 people, 9.76%)
- Heart transplant (3 people, 7.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisolone (21 people, 51.22%)
- Mycophenolic acid (14 people, 34.15%)
- Cyclosporine (13 people, 31.71%)
- Mycophenolate mofetil (9 people, 21.95%)
- Rituximab (7 people, 17.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Since starting the combination of azathioprine and prednisone,i have experienced weight gain in breasts.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
hi im taking 5 mg of prednisolone and 150 mg of azathioprine ..im very petite but now isince taking the azathioprine iv got cellulite on my bottom and thighs ..
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