Quick Sanity Check...Am I Missing Something...
Hi All During a recent rheumatology consultation, I was told ( not in a nice way ) that Azathioprine is not an immunosuppressant drug. Says i...
PROGRAF (tacrolimus) - Any experience of it?
I have AIH ( 2017 ) & PSC ( 2005 ) with Crohn’s disease ( 1998 ) and not in a good way this year with the liver. I had been having pain in my...
No Flu Jab!
I have RD and take Methotrexate and Humeria, I also live with my son who has Pan Ulcerative Colitis and takes Azathioprine and Octasa AMINOSA...
PCA Cells Lacking PTEN Are Vulnerable To Drugs That Impair Mitochondria Function
Scientists have discovered that cells lacking the tumor suppressor Gene PTEN--->a feature of many cancers, including Pca----> are particularl...
McLelland Metro Map (how to starve cancer) closing pathways with off-label and supplements, updated with the abbreviations
Starving stem cells: McLelland survived stage 4 cervical cancer ( since 1999 ) AND later leukemia ( caused by therapy to 1st cancer ) putting...
Heartburn remedies anyone?
Simple question. My current drug regime is like a recipe for heartburn, which is not only miserable in itself, but may be masking symptoms of...
Azathioprine: pro's and cons
Hi everyone, Hope you're all as well as can be. I was hoping some of you may be able to tell me your experiences taking azathioprine ( Imuran...
Sickness - Azathioprine
Hi I was given EGPA ( Churg Hauss ) as a likely diagnosis in December. I am on 20 mg predislone, now had one month on Azathioprine, but first...
Travelling on plane, low blood count
Hi, I am flying to Rome early tomorrow morning and my consultant nephrologist rang me this evening to say my white blood count has dropped ( ...
Sulfasalazine or azathioprine
Male, 71 in my 5th year of PMR, mostly at around 10mg Pred. ( We men don’t all have an easy time!...
miscarriage of twins
I had a miscarriage of a girl at 15 weeks last but wasnt receiving any treatment at the time and the baby had interuterine growth retardation...
Experiences with tapering with steroid sparer, GCA and PMR?
Is the tapering experience with a steroid sparer different from that without? Now down to 9 mg from 14 when started 125mg azathioprine last O...
Liver disease with low lymphocytes?
Has anyone with Fatty Liver ( or indeed any another liver disease ) had low lymphocytes and high ALT? Interestingly the immunosuppressant I’m...
Feeling awful and fed up!
Hi all, I haven’t posted or replied to posts on here for a few weeks as I haven’t had the head space for anything. After being taken off Lefl...
Azathioprine and hair loss?
Has any one else been on this and lost there hair. To begin with i wasnt but im pretty sure i am now....
Study suggests Azathioprine may increase risk of relapse in some AAV patients.
Since going on Retuximab 2 years ago, I have gone from ANCA positive to ANCA negative and haven't relapsed since ( fingers crossed )....
Don’t know what to think
Hi all I was diagnosed with RA about three years ago and since I have been on 150mg azathioprine 400mg hydroxychloroquine and the odd steroid...
Ok.. so I haven’t left the house now for nearly 3 weeks.....
Prednisolone diary 13 - what do I know?
Entry 12 was written a week after going up to 24mg of methyl prednisolone. It left me feeling much improved in mood and energy levels, and op...
Diagnosis and new treatment... confused
He wants me to stay on colchicine ( 1 a day ) putting me on prednisone ( 2 a day ) and azathioprine ( 1 a day for now ).. But constant oral u...
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