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azathioprine - injection, Imuran (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood counts, liver and kidney function tests) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.If you have had an organ transplant, it is recommended that you attend a transplant education class or support group. Learn the signs of organ rejection such as tenderness around the transplanted organ, a feeling of being ill, or fever. Signs of a failing kidney transplant include a decrease in the amount of urine, swelling arms/legs/face, trouble breathing, or increase in blood pressure. Seek immediate medical attention if any of these symptoms occur.

MISSED DOSE: It is important that each dose of this medication is given as scheduled. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.

STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-888-633-4298 (US) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).

Information last revised February 2014. Copyright(c) 2014 First Databank, Inc.


Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2014



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