Listed in Category: Immunosuppressive Drugs

6-MP : Mercaptopurine 50 mg Tablets

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Brand Name : 6-MP
Composition : Mercaptopurine
Manufactured by : Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
Strength : 50 mg
Form : Tablets
Packing : Pack of 10 Tablets

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Mercaptopurine (also called 6-mercaptopurine, 6-MP or its brand name Purinethol) is an immunosuppressive drug.

It is used to treat leukemia, pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, polycythemia vera,psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).
6-MP ribonucleotide inhibits purine nucleotide synthesis and metabolism. This alters the synthesis and function of RNA and DNA. Mercaptopurine interferes with nucleotide interconversion and glycoprotein synthesis.

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