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On this episode, I discuss azathioprine pharmacology, adverse effects, monitoring parameters, and drug interactions.
Azathioprine is classified as an immunosuppressive agent so it is naturally going to be used for autoimmune type disorders and transplantation.
Azathioprine has a boxed warning for myelosuppression. I talk more about this in the episode.
Genetic testing is recommended by the AGA prior to the use of azathioprine. I discuss which tests might be helpful to reduce the risk of toxicity.
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