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Azathioprine (International)

In the US, Azathioprine (azathioprine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antirheumatics, other immunosuppressants and is used to treat Atopic Dermatitis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Behcet's Disease, Bullous Pemphigoid, Chronic Active Hepatitis, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy, Cogan's Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Crohn's Disease - Acute, Crohn's Disease - Maintenance, Dermatomyositis, Eczema, Glomerulonephritis, Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Lupus Nephritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathy, Nephrotic Syndrome, Neurosarcoidosis, Organ Transplant - Rejection Prophylaxis, Pemphigoid, Pemphigus, Primary Biliary Cholangitis , Psoriatic Arthritis, Renal Transplant, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Takayasu's Arteritis, Ulcerative Colitis and Uveitis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L04AX01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000446-86-6

Chemical Formula

C9-H7-N7-O2-S

Molecular Weight

277

Therapeutic Categories

Immunosuppressant

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD

Purine antagonist

Chemical Name

6-(1-metyl-4-nitroimidazol-5-yltio)purine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Azathioprinum (Latin)
  • Azathioprin (German)
  • Azathioprine (French)
  • Azatioprina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azathioprine (OS: BAN, DCF, USAN, JAN)
  • Azatioprina (OS: DCIT)
  • BW 57-322 (IS)
  • NSC-39084 (IS)
  • UNII-MRK240IY2L (IS)
  • Azathioprin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Azathioprine (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Azathioprinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • UNII-AM94R510MS (IS)
  • Azathioprine Sodium (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Amorin
    Mass Pharma, Pakistan
  • Apo-Azathioprine
    Apotex, Australia; Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Atioprin
    AqVida, Bosnia & Herzegowina; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Atioprin 25 mg
    PharmaSwiss, Hungary
  • Atioprin 50 mg
    AqVida, Bulgaria; PharmaSwiss, Hungary
  • Atsimutin
    PharmaSwiss, Estonia; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska); PharmaSwiss, Lithuania; PharmaSwiss, Latvia; PharmaSwiss, Slovenia; PharmaSwiss Ceska, Romania
  • Aza Thioprine Acdima
    Acdima, Egypt
  • Azadus
    Kappa Pharmaceutical, Thailand
  • Azafalk
    Dr. Falk, Lithuania; Dr. Falk, Portugal; Dr. Falk Pharma, Slovenia; Dr. Falk Pharma Benelux, Netherlands
  • Azafalk 100 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Azafalk 25mg
    Falk, Germany
  • Azafalk 50 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Azafalk 75 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Azafor
    Sofar, Italy
  • Azaimun
    mibe, Germany
  • Azaimun 50mg
    Dermapharm, Switzerland
  • Azamedac 50mg
    medac, Germany
  • Azamun
    Douglas, New Zealand; Excelsior, Taiwan; Pharmaplan, South Africa; Takeda, Finland
  • Azamune
    A.J. & Co., Pakistan
  • Azanin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Azapin
    Arrow Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Azapress
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa; Lennon, Taiwan
  • Azaprin
    Nolver, Venezuela
  • Aza-Q
    Juta, Germany
  • Azarek 25mg
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Azarek 50mg
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Azarekhexal
    Hexal, Lithuania
  • Azarin
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Azasan
    AAIPharma, United States
  • Azathioprin - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany; 1A Pharma, Malta
  • Azathioprin acis
    acis Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Azathioprin Actavis
    Actavis, Sweden
  • Azathioprin AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Azathioprin Aqvida
    AqVida, Germany
  • Azathioprin beta
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Azathioprin dura N
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Azathioprin Heumann
    Heumann, Germany
  • Azathioprin HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Azathioprin Hexal 50 mg
    Hexal Pharma, Austria
  • Azathioprin medac
    medac, Czech Republic; medac, Finland; medac, Slovakia
  • Azathioprin Orifarm
    Orifarm Generics, Sweden; Orifarm Generics, Denmark
  • Azathioprin ratiopharm
    Teva, Denmark
  • Azathioprin Sandoz
    Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Germany
  • Azathioprin Sandoz 50 mg
    Sandoz, Luxembourg
  • Azathioprin STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Azathioprine
    Chemipharm, Greece; FarmaSyn, Greece; Hexal, Netherlands; Moshimfarmpreparati, Russian Federation; Pharmacare, Pakistan; Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Azathioprine 25 mg
    Generics UK, United Kingdom; Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Azathioprine 50 mg
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Generics UK, United Kingdom; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Teva Ilac, Turkey
  • Azathioprine 50 mg Atafarm
    Atafarm, Turkey
  • Azathioprine Acdima
    Acdima, Egypt
  • Azathioprine AN
    Amneal Pharma, Australia
  • Azathioprine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Azathioprine CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Azathioprine Cherubino
    Cherubino, Malta
  • Azathioprine Combiphar
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Azathioprine EG 50 mg
    EG Labo, France
  • Azathioprine Generics
    Generics, Egypt
  • Azathioprine GH
    Generic Health, Australia
  • Azathioprine Glenmark
    Glenmark, Malaysia
  • Azathioprine medac
    Medac, Sweden
  • Azathioprine Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands; Mylan, Tunisia
  • Azathioprine Mylan 50 mg
    Mylan, France
  • Azathioprine PCH
    Pharmachemie, Hong Kong; Pharmachemie, Taiwan; Pharmachemie, South Africa
  • Azathioprine Pharmachemie
    Combiphar/Pharmachemie, Indonesia; Pharmachemie, Taiwan
  • Azathioprine Pro Doc
    Pro Doc, Canada
  • Azathioprine Rpg
    Rpg, Egypt
  • Azathioprine Sandoz
    Sandoz, Australia; Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Azathioprine Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Azathioprine Teva 50 mg
    Teva Santé, France
  • Azathioprine VIS
    Vis, Poland
  • Azathioprine-Jialin Pharm
    Jialin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Azathioprine-Teva
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Azathioprin-neuraxpharm
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Azathioprin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Azatioprin Mylan
    Mylan, Denmark; Mylan, Sweden
  • Azatioprina Asofarma
    Raffo, Argentina
  • Azatioprina Carrion
    Carrion, Peru
  • Azatioprina FA.PA.SA.
    FA.PA.SA., Paraguay
  • Azatioprina Filaxis
    Filaxis, Uruguay; Fresenius-Kabi, Argentina
  • Azatioprina Hexal
    Hexal, Italy
  • Azatioprina Libra
    Libra, Paraguay; Libra, Uruguay
  • Azatioprina medac
    Medac, Portugal
  • Azatioprina Nolver
    Nolver, Uruguay
  • Azatioprina Raffo
    Raffo, Argentina
  • Azatioprina Rontag
    Rontag, Argentina
  • Azatioprina Wellcome
    Wellcome-GB, Italy
  • Azatrilem
    Teva, Mexico
  • Azidral
    Silanes, Mexico
  • Imasup
    PharmaSwiss, Slovakia; PharmaSwiss, Czech Republic
  • Imazan
    Eris Pharmaceutical, Australia
  • Immuless
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Immunoprin
    Ebewe, Estonia; Ebewe, Spain; Ebewe, Italy; Ebewe, Lithuania; Ebewe, Poland; Ebewe, Slovenia; Ebewe, Slovakia; Sandoz, Sweden
  • Immunoprin 100 mg
    Ebewe Pharma, Austria; Ebewe Pharma, Bulgaria
  • Immunoprin 50 mg
    Ebewe Pharma, Austria
  • Immunoprin 75 mg
    Ebewe Pharma, Austria; Ebewe Pharma, Bulgaria
  • Imuger
    Gerard, Ireland
  • Imunen
    Cristália, Brazil
  • Imupirin
    Salutas Pharma, Lebanon
  • Imuprin
    Remedica, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Remedica, Cyprus; Remedica, Hong Kong; Remedica, Macedonia; Remedica, Malta; Remedica, Thailand; Remedica, Taiwan
  • Imuprine
    Mylan, New Zealand
  • Imuran
    Alloga, France; Aspen, Czech Republic; Aspen, Estonia; Aspen, United Kingdom; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, Lithuania; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen, Philippines; Aspen, Poland; Aspen, Portugal; Aspen Japan, Japan; Aspen Labs, Mexico; Aspen Oss, Netherlands; Aspen Pharma, Brazil; Aspen Pharma, Latvia; Aspen Pharma, Romania; Aspen Pharma Trading, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Aspen Pharma Trading, Greece; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Aspen Pharmacare, Canada; Aspen Pharmacare, Hong Kong; Aspen Pharmacare/Menarini, Singapore; Excella, Bulgaria; Excella, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Kuwait; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Paraguay; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, Uruguay; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Pakistan; IFET, Greece; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Pharmasan, Slovenia; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sebela Pharmaceuticals, United States; Techsphere, Argentina; The Wellcome Foundation, Lebanon; VLD, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline China Investment, China
  • Imuran 25mg
    Aspen, Hungary; Excella, Israel
  • Imuran 50mg
    Aspen, Hungary; Aspen Pharma, Oman; Excella, Israel
  • Imuran Mitis
    Aspen, Belgium
  • Imuran Mitis 25mg
    Aspen, Luxembourg
  • Imurek
    Aspen Europe, Austria; Aspen Pharma, Germany; Eurim-Pharm, Austria
  • Imurek 25mg
    Aspen, Switzerland
  • Imurek 50mg
    Aspen, Switzerland
  • Imurel
    Aspen, Norway; Aspen, Tunisia; Aspen Europe, Sweden; Aspen Nordic, Denmark; Aspen Nordic, Finland; Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd, Iceland; HAC Pharma, France; UCB, Spain
  • Imussuprex
    Germed Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Teva-Azathioprine
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Thioprine
    Alphapharm, Australia
  • Thioprine 50
    Sandoz, Australia
  • Zaprine
    Hexal, South Africa
  • Zymurine
    Zydus, India
  • Zytrim
    Recordati, Germany
  • Imuran
    Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen Pharmacare, Canada
  • Imuran 50mg
    Aspen, Luxembourg

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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