I am to have knee replacement and surgeon wants me of medication , will I have reaction. Have been on azathioprine for more than 10 years following colon resection after Crohns decease
He won't expect you to be off it very long. You just need to have a good immune system so you don't get every infection that comes along. An infection in a knee replacement can mean trouble for replacement and supporting structures. Talk to the dr that orders the med about it.
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