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Autoimmune Hepatitis - Methotrexate and Imuran Questions?

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by aswindall 0 answers

I've had autoimmune Hepattis for over 10 years now and have been on Azathioprine for 5. Usually I am admitted for a week and the flare up goes away. Since May of last year (2016) I've had a really bad flare up that won't go away. My azathioprine has been increased from 50mg to 175mg ...

Autoimmune Hepatitis - I was wondering if anyone has gone off their meds? Did you flare back up and?

Posted 7 Oct 2012 by person011 4 answers

... if so how long did that take? I saw my hep yesterday and said that I have done well awhile and on next visit if LFTs are still normal he is going to drop my Imuran in half and if that goes ok will try and drop all. He said 60% of people will relapse. So I said why even change medication dosage ...

Can Azathioprine 50mg suppress toxins in the body? Like I was on a certain drug before this and now?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 by mksunshine 1 answer

... not, and the drug that I was on shows up in my urine well after stop usage. I use Azathioprine 50mg for liver complications and when I see my doctor I get tested for drugs in my system and I don't understand why the other drugs that I don't take anymore still show up in the urine ...

Medication - Immunosuppression and the proliferation of skin cancers. Does anyone have suggestions?

Posted 27 Feb 2013 by Mariasimms 4 answers

... for improving skin condition when faced with the proliferation of skin cancers (BCCs & SCCs) while taking an immuno-suppressant like Myfortic or Azathioprine? Any thoughts on the use of Vitamin B3 for the skin (is it safe for Autoimmune Hepatitis suffers – does it counteract ...

I have been on 5 mgs prednisone daily since sep2012 and will start weaning off sep2013?

Posted 8 May 2013 by Mbsunny54 2 answers

Does anyone have any idea how long this taper will be since I have been on pred for so long? I have AIH and as I start my pred decrease my 6mp (mercaptopurine) will be increased to 75mgs daily. Thanks in advance!!!

Mercaptopurine - has anyone tried for auto immune hepatitis, how did you find it, side effects etc?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Mbsunny54 3 answers

Hi to all. I have Auto Immune Hepatitis. Diagnosed Feb2012. On pred down to 5mgs daily thank goodness. Tried Imuran in April. Could not tolerate it. Just started 6mp(mercaptopurine) 25mgs daily for two weeks to see if I can tolerate. On day 5. Doing weekly bloodwork to check liver enzymes. If no ...

Have AIH diagnosed Feb2012. Currently on 5mg prednisone daily along with 50mgs mercaptopurine daily?

Posted 7 Mar 2013 by Mbsunny54 1 answer

All labs have been consistently good. Just had my checkup with Hep Dr. I will start a pred taper in the fall at that time 6mp will be raised. Anyone out there undergoing this treatment??? Concerned about long term side effects of 6mp...

Autoimmune Hepatitis - how long is going to take to be with pain in my lower back?

Posted 1 Jun 2012 by mottaperez 4 answers

I was taking prednisone more than 6 month for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis, right after three month I start with a lot of pain in my back, It is been almost six month after I stop the prednisone and I keep having this pain, I need help.

Just started 6mp 4 days ago at 25mgs a day for next 2 weeks. If drug is tolerated I will go to 50mg?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Mbsunny54 2 answers

To treat Autoimmune Hepatitis. Anyone out there with AIH had good luck with this drug? Tried Imuran in April but after 3 wks it made me very sick vomiting/diarrhea. Any info would be appreciated... thx so much! Also down to 5mgs of prednisone and finally starting to feel better. Now I have to be on ...

How to taper prednisone,i started30mg OD for 1month, then reduced to 20mg OD, normal LFT now?

Posted 24 Jul 2010 by njsalazar88 1 answer

was diagnosed autoimmune hepatitis.

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Related Condition Support Groups

Idiopathic Immune Hepatitis, Autoimmune Disorders

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Imuran, budesonide, azathioprine, mercaptopurine, mycophenolate mofetil, Azasan