Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:19 am

Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

Uses of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

Azoalfa 50mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Rheumatoid Arthritis, to Prevent Kidney Rejection after Transplantation

Side effects of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet are – Fever, Malaise, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Nausea, Pancreatitis, Vomiting, Alopecia, Rash

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

Do not use Azoalfa 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Azathioprine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Azoalfa 50mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Azoalfa 50mg Tablet works

Azoalfa 50mg Tablet contains – Azathioprine

Azathioprine may prevent proliferation and differentiation of activated B and T cells by interfering with purine protein and nucleic acid DNA and RNA synthesis.

Dosage of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

The dosage of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Azoalfa 50mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Azofit 50mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

95.69  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Azapure 50mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

96.60  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Azoran 50mg Tablet  ( RPG Life Sciences Ltd. )

99.90  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Azr 50mg Tablet  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

97.14  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Azap 50mg Tablet  ( Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt. Ltd. )

75.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- ACE inhibitors and drugs that affect bone marrow and cell development in bone marrow, such as co-trimoxazole: Possibly severe leukopenia.

allopurinol: Possibly increased therapeutic and adverse effects of azathioprine.

anticoagulants: Possibly decreased anticoagulant action.

cyclosporine: Possibly decreased plasmacyclosporine level methotrexate: Possibly increased plasma level of azathioprine's metabolite, 6-mercaptopurine, which can lead to cell death.

nondepolarizing neuromuscular blockers: Possibly decreased or reversed action of neuromuscular blocker.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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