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Crohn's disease, also known as regional enteritis, is an inflammatory disease of the intestines that may affect any part of the ...
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Prednisone 17,361 Remicade 15,882 Humira 12,541
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Azathioprine
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Other name: Imuran (Imuran)
Other name: Vancocin (Vancocin)
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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...
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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 ...
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About Azathioprine
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...
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About Vancomycin
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 ...
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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... "

She had a bad reaction to the azathioprine. We...
" ...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 ... "

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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... "

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be done with the Vancomycin and on only 10mg of Prednisone,...
" ...treatment- which will include Entyvio. By that time I will be done with the Vancomycin and on only 10mg of Prednisone, 150 mg of Azathioprine. My concern is ...thing I am experiencing is cra... "

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