Azathioprine vs Entocort

Azathioprine
(Rx)
Entocort
(Rx)
Azathioprine is an arthritis medication and an immunosuppressive medication.
Entocort is an inflammatory bowel agent - glucocorticoid.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
2.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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February 16, 1996
October 2, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
21,813 Discussions
25,489 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#3 for IBD
#4 for Lupus
#5 for Colitis
#6 for RA
#7 for Arthritis
Our data suggest that Azathioprine is taken for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, IBD and Lupus, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Colitis.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for IBD
#4 for Colitis
Entocort is prescribed for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aza
Nausea
9
Hair Loss
5
Weight Gain
5
Pancreatitis
2
Common Cold
2
Fever
2
Skin Cancer
2
Diabetes
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Ent
Weight Gain
8
Nausea
7
Bloating
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
Diabetes
1
Bruise
1
Migraines
1
Bone Loss
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Azathioprine
Aza
Entocort
Ent
Nausea
Aza
Ent
9
7
Hair Loss
Aza
Ent
5
0
Weight Gain
Aza
Ent
5
8
Pancreatitis
Aza
Ent
2
0
Common Cold
Aza
Ent
2
0
Fever
Aza
Ent
2
0
Skin Cancer
Aza
Ent
2
0
Diabetes
Aza
Ent
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Aza
Ent
1
2
Loss of Appetite
Aza
Ent
1
0
Weight Gain
Ent
Aza
8
5
Nausea
Ent
Aza
7
9
Bloating
Ent
Aza
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ent
Aza
2
1
Mood Swings
Ent
Aza
1
0
Diabetes
Ent
Aza
1
1
Bruise
Ent
Aza
1
0
Migraines
Ent
Aza
1
0
Bone Loss
Ent
Aza
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Ent
Aza
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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D Category D
Before taking Azathioprine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Azathioprine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Azathioprine
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Azathioprine and Entocort: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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