Azathioprine

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Suspension

GENERAL

In dogs, azathioprine is used to treat immune mediated diseases because of its immunosuppressive action. Because cats are more likely to develop a fatal bone marrow toxicity, its use in cats is not recommended unless used with extreme caution and careful

PROPER USAGE

Due to the side effect of developing bone marrow suppression, your veterinarian will monitor your pet’s blood cell count every 1-2 weeks initially, and then every 1-2 months once on maintenance. Liver function will also be monitored. If your pet experienc

SIDE EFFECTS

Bone marrow suppression, Acute pancreatitis, Liver toxicity, Increased susceptibility to infections

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