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Multiple Sclerosis and Imuran Therapy

What Should I Do If I Forget to Take a Dose of Imuran?

If you forget to take a dose of Imuran, take it as soon as you remember and then continue to follow your regular dosing schedule.

How Should I Store Imuran?

  • Store Imuran at room temperature.
  • DO NOT store this medication in direct heat or light.
  • DO NOT store this medication in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause it to break down.
  • Keep this drug in the container it came in, tightly sealed.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine.
  • Keep this and other drugs out of the reach of children

Warning About Imuran:

If you're taking Imuran, call your doctor right away if you have any of these warning signs of infection:

    • Fever over 100°F (38°C).
    • Sweats or chills.
    • Skin rash.
    • Pain, tenderness, redness, or swelling.
    • Wound or cut that won't heal.
    • Red, warm, or draining sore.
    • Sore throat, scratchy throat or pain when swallowing.
    • Sinus drainage, nasal congestion, headaches, or tenderness along upper cheekbones.
    • Persistent, dry or moist cough that lasts more than two days.
    • White patches in your mouth or on your tongue.
    • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
    • Flu-like symptoms (chills, aches, headache, or fatigue) or generally feeling "lousy."
    • Trouble urinating: pain or burning, constant urge, or frequent urination
    • Bloody, cloudy, or foul-smelling urine.
    • If you have any other symptoms that cause concern.

       

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Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD on June 26, 2013

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