Review: could Azathioprine cause Drug resistance?
Summary: Drug resistance is found among people who take Azathioprine, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prednisolone, and have Pemphigus.
We study 14,253 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 has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 14,444 Azathioprine users)
Drug resistance (reduction in effectiveness of a drug) has been reported by people with hiv infection, hepatitis b, human immunodeficiency virus transmission, gastrointestinal stromal tumour, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,443 Drug resistance patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 14,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 41 people (0.29%) have Drug Resistance.
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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Recent Azathioprine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Labetalol Hydrochloride, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 52-year old man who has Milk Thistle
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, Rituxan, Mycophenolate Mofetil for a 21-year old woman who has Wegener's Granulomatosis
- Comparions of Tacrolimus, Mycophenolate Mofetil, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 27-year old woman who has Heart Transplant Rejection
- Comparions of Effexor Xr, Clonazepam, Azathioprine, Pentasa, Entocort Ec for a 34-year old man who has Crohn's Disease
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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