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Azathioprine vs. Vancomycin for Crohn's Disease

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Azathioprine

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/ 15,777 posts
Other Names: Imuran   Azasan

Vancomycin

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/ 12,147 posts
Other Names: Vancocin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 15,777 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 12,147 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Azathioprine is a purine analogue immunosuppressive drug. It is used to prevent organ rejection following organ transplantation and to treat a vast array of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, pemphigus, inflammatory bowel disease (such... Read more on Wikipedia
Vancomycin International Nonproprietary Name is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has traditionally been reserved as a drug of last resort|drug of "last resort", used only ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Azathioprine vs. Vancomycin

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got pancreatitis from azathioprine (imuran). Just got...
...daughter got pancreatitis from azathioprine (imuran). Just got ...function test after switching to Prasco oral vancomycin for 5...
He is great taking his azathioprine/predisone,has no...
...implications of his condition. He is great taking his azathioprine/predisone,has no symptoms so far and ...by Stamford Uni into use of vancomycin (an antibiotic) for kids with...
500mg 3x day. OV is poorly absorbed and so has no side effec...
...a \"strong antibiotic.\" She had a bad reaction to the azathioprine. We went to ...put her on oral vancomycin pills (OV) 500mg 3x day. OV is poorly absorbed and so has no side effects. Within 2 ...
metronidazole and switch to vancomycin for 2 weeks, they...
...taking the metronidazole and switch to vancomycin for 2 weeks, they said ...it's best to take the vancomycin as it's stronger and to ...and the fact I take Azathioprine makes it harder for...
her UC. She is now on oral vancomycin (500mg 3x/day) and is...
...She was next put on azathioprine and urso (she has early small duct PSC). Did not help her UC. She is now on oral vancomycin (500mg 3x/day) and is clinically...
or so. He also took vancomycin (antibiotic like flagyl) and...
...or so. He also took vancomycin (antibiotic like flagyl) and responded ...to put him on Imuran (Azathioprine) but I had been doing ...I didnt answer your question about Azathioprine but I thou...
have UC and take azathioprine daily to keep it under control...
...In any case, I now have UC and take azathioprine daily to keep it under control. I got c-diff from taking cipro for two days. ...my nephew's case, then Vancomycin). Good luck to you...
with UC and now take Azathioprine every day to treat it...
...healthy adult. I was put on pred and went on vacation, ...get a false positive. Since Vancomycin is so very expensive, and ...with UC and now take Azathioprine every day to treat it...
leaving me on Vancomycin until we can get the Azathioprine...
...are still waiting on updated test results. She is also leaving me on Vancomycin until we can get the Azathioprine in my system because as soon as I get off, I flare up...
antibiotics tried was Vancomycin, many of the antibiotic...
...result is detected. Unless one of the antibiotics tried was Vancomycin, many of the antibiotic ...example, was prescribed Humira, (I believe ...Another, tried Imuran, (azathioprine), for abo...
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