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Mercaptopurine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 15, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 50 mg; 100 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Usual Pediatric Dose for Intestinal Arterial Insufficiency

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Usual Pediatric Dose for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Renal Dose Adjustments

Starting at the low end of the dosing range, or increasing the dosing interval to 36 to 48 hours should be considered in patients with baseline renal impairment.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Consideration should be given to reducing the dosage in patients with impaired hepatic function.

Precautions

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Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

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Further information

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